Next year in Cuba: a Cubano's coming-of-age in America
A victim of Castro's revolution, Gustavo Perez Firmat arrived in America at the age of 11. Growing up in the Dade County school system, and graduating from college in Florida, Gustavo was insulated from America by the nurturing sights and sounds of Little Havana. In a searing memoir, he chronicles the painful struggle of dealing with two heritages and two countries.
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Next year in Cuba: a Cuban emigre's coming of age in AmericaUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This is a touching, personal account of a young Cuban's departure from his native country and his assimilation of American culture and values, including marriage to an American, raising an American ... Read full review
Review: Next Year in Cuba: A Cubano's Coming-Of-Age in AmericaUser Review - John - Goodreads
Read this in Latino literature class, which is ironic, as Firmat consider latino as a real identity, but a term only used for political purposes. Warning: This book is mad sexist, although Firmat will spend pages upon pages trying to convince you that it isn't. Read full review
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