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—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"A very intelligent and sensitive bird's-eye view of a Cuban exile's boyhood experiences in America . . . eloquent and moving."
Carlos Eire is a great author and left the reader with a better understanding of Operation Peter PanPublished 1 month ago by Amazon fan
I read "Waiting for Snow in Havana," the author's story of his childhood in Cuba and his escape to the US via operation Pedro Pan, so I was particularly interested in... Read morePublished 1 month ago by LAnderson
A major writer of literature. Worth every penny and second reading. One of the most intelligent and heart-felt memoirs I have read.Published 2 months ago by LTH
This is the sequel to Waiting for Snow in Havana and it is, if possible, even better. Carlos Eire's memories and observations of his totally shattering childhood leaving Cuba for... Read morePublished 2 months ago by XPANAM
Portions of this book were quite poignant. Following a preteen instead of a child or an adult that is thrust upon a new country and his journey to find where he feels he belongs... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer ONY
The book was well-written with a mixture of "street talk" and the sophisticated syntax of a well-educated individual. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Adita in Colorado
Having just visited Cuba, Carlos Eire personalized the experience. So much of the Cuban refugee plight was unknown to me prior to reading both his memoir books.Published 3 months ago by Ann Baker
I haven't finished the book yet, but so far it has been an excellent read. Eire's sense of humor pretty much matches mine. And his storytelling ability is excellent. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Paul R. Owens