Cuba: a traveler's literary companion

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Whereabouts Press, Mar 1, 2002 - Fiction - 234 pages
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Travel to Cuba in the company of its finest writers and gain an understanding of its remarkable mystique. The seventeen stories in this volume-some of which appear in English for the first time-will take you on an odyssey through the country's rich past to its dynamic present, where it is poised at the brink of immense change. Arranged by the areas of Cuba they illuminate, these stories offer up a rich literary banquet. Included is a piece by Reinaldo Arenas of Before Night Falls fame (now a major motion picture). Ann Louise Bardach is the author of the forthcoming book Troubled Waters: The Havana-Miami Showdown (Random House). She has written extensively about Cuba for Vanity Fair, Conde Nast Traveler, the New Republic, the Washington Post, the New York Times, and other publications. She lives in Carpinteria, California. Contributors include: Reinaldo Arenas Alejo Carpentier Christina Garcia Pedro Juan Gutierrez Jose Lezama Lima Achy Obejas Vergilio Pinera Zoe Valdes and more Also available Costa Rica: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $13.95, 1-883513-00-6 a_? CUSA Prague: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $13.95, 1-883513-01-4 a_? CUSA Vietnam: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $13.95 1-883513-02-2 a_? CUSA Israel: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $12.95 1-883513-03-0 a_? CUSA Greece: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $13.95 1-883513-04-9 a_? CUSA Australia: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $13.95 1-883513-05-7 a_? CUSA Amsterdam: A Traveler's Literary Companion TP $13.95 1-883513-09-X a_? CUSA

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Contents

Senel Paz Strawberry and Chocolate
3
Jose Lezama Lima Paradiso
15
Antonio Jose Ponte In the Cold of the Malecon
24
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Ann Louise Bardach is a PEN award-winning investigative journalist who has covered Cuba for fifteen years for the" New York Times", "Vanity Fair", and many other national publications. She is the author" Cuba Confidential: Love and Vengeance in Miami and Havana" and is the editor of The" Prison Letters of Fidel Castro" and" Cuba: A Travelers Literary Companion". She teaches International Journalism at the University of California at Santa Barbara.

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