Ruins

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

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This superb novel by Cuban-born writer and poet Obejas (Memory Mambo) follows the story of Usnavy, who, despite a bleak childhood in a small provincial city near Guant├ƒ┬»├‚┬┐├‚┬Żnamo Bay, Cuba ... Read full review

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(Reprinted from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography [cclapcenter.com]. I am the original author of this essay, as well as the owner of CCLaP; it is not being reprinted here illegally ... 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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