Ruins

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Akashic Books, Mar 1, 2009 - Fiction - 250 pages
18 Reviews
A true believer is faced with a choice between love for his family and the Cuban Revolution.
  

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User Review  - Suzi - Goodreads

After a few chapters, I knew a lot more about dominos... and Tiffany lamps and the hopeless bureaucracy that summons the pace and the place of Havana- I kept reading... and though, having just ... Read full review

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User Review  - Meghan Krogh - Goodreads

Achy Obejas is actually best known for translating the Pulitzer Prize-winner, The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, but she is also a gifted Cubana writer in her own right. About a year ago I read ... Read full review

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Contents

I
13
II
55
III
97
IV
127
V
157
VI
193
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About the author (2009)

Achy Obejas is the award-winning author of Days of Awe, Memory Mambo, We Came all the Way from Cuba So You Could Dress Like This?, and editor of Havana Noir. A long-time contributor to the Chicago Tribune, she was part of the 2001 investigative team that earned a Pulitzer Prize for the series, 'Gateway to Gridlock.'

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