—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."
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Funny, Funny, and very interesting understanding of the forgotten issues of political refugees.Published 9 days ago by Olga Dickieson
We choose this for our book group, and everyone loved it. It is very rich. There is much to be learned about growth and survival, reinventing oneself, immigrants, discrimination,... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Rosemary Pye
Carlos, I enjoyed reading your book, it was like rewinding my life 54 years ago. I came with my sister in August 1962, ( I was 12 my sister 15)same conditions as you. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Nery Fiaux
Interesting read...knowing how things are different now than they were back then.Published 28 days ago by Andres F. Lavin
It was a great follow up to Waiting for Snow in Havana. It kept my interest all the way through.Published 29 days ago by Myra Childs
After reading "Waiting for Snow in Havana," I wanted to know more about Carlos' life after leaving Cuba and coming to the United States with his brother, Tony. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Robert B.
I love both of Carlos Eire's books. Beautifully written, but not at all pretentious. He can also be very, very funny. I am waiting for the next one...Published 2 months ago by Ana Ochoa
It is refreshing to read the truth about Cuba. His answers in the back of the book should be shouted from the roof tops as truer words were never spoken. Read morePublished 2 months ago by C. D.