Next Year in Cuba: A Cubano's Coming-of-age in America

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Arte Público Press, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 213 pages
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Poet, fiction, writer, and scholar Gustavo Perez Firmat writes a heartfelt memoir of a Cuban-American's lifelong search for identity and a sense of roots in his adopted land.

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NEXT YEAR IN CUBA: A Cubano's Coming-of-Age in America

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A member of the ``one-and-a-half'' generationCubans who came to the US in childhood after Castro took powermuses intriguingly about the paradoxes of Cuban-American identity. PÇrez Firmat, the author ... Read full review

Next year in Cuba: a Cuban emigre's coming of age in America

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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

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About the author (1995)

A poet, fiction writer, and scholar, Gustavo PA[a¬Arez Firmat is the author of many books of literary and cultural criticism, among them Tongue Ties, Cincuenta lecciones de exilio y desexilio, My Own Private Cuba, and Life on the Hyphen. He has also written a best-selling memoir, Next Year in Cuba; a novel, Anything But Love; and several collections of poetry, including Bilingual Blues (also published by Bilingual Press). In 1997 Newsweek listed him among "100 Americans to watch for the 21st century" and Hispanic Business Magazine selected him as one of the "100 most influential Hispanics." He is currently the David Feinson Professor of Humanities at Columbia University.

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