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I learned more about Cuba than I ever knew. Much of it was painful to read but I'm very glad it was a selection for my book club.Published 12 days ago by Birdteacher
I loved this book. Easy reading, funny at times and sad. Being Latinamerican myself, but not Cuban, the book gives me a broader, clearer picture of what life was like during... Read morePublished 14 days ago by Amazon Customer
It's a great story. Told a little disjointedly but overall, a great story.Published 21 days ago by Bookworm
Great book !!! Excellent writer, recommended for the cubans with nostalgia of their country and the new generation that wants to know how was Cuba before Castro.......Published 25 days ago by Carmen G. Rodriguez
I didn't really like this book. Maybe it was because I was reading a fantastic book at the same time (the geography of bliss by Robert Weiner) or maybe I am just too simple to... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Too much boy adolescent reminiscing and not enough about the transition and effect of the move
Wonderfully account of the author's childhood in Havana during the rule of Batista and then the life changing experience of Fidel Castro and the revolution. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Rochester Reader
Just about halfway through book. Excellent read so far. Looking forward to the sequel.Published 3 months ago by JR