Memories of Underdevelopment: A Novel from Cuba

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Latin American Literary Review Press, 2004 - Fiction - 110 pages
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Malabre is a prosperous Havana businessman whose life has been appropriated by the Cuban revolution. Though his wife, family and friends flee the country in the aftermath of the Bay of Pigs, he is forced to confront his crippling isolation and failure to overcome the trappings of his former life. Edmundo Desnoes' classic novel is a blistering examination of cultural and political underdevelopment under the backdrop of one of the most controversial revolutions of our time.

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Edmundo Desnoes is a Cuban author of novels and numerous critical and literary essays. He has taught at several American univeristies and was a Montgomery Fellow at Dartmouth College.

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