Welcome to Havana, Señor Hemingway

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Planeta, 2005 - Fiction - 380 pages
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"My grandfather knocked down Ernest Hemingway, or so I was told..." So begins an intriguing journey of discovery to Cuba. Many years ago, Javier Lopez Angulo met the celebrated writer in Prohibition-era Havana. Now, his grandson returns to the island to find out why their friendship ended so abruptly. The result is a richly detailed historical novel. which brings to life the Golden Age of Havana in the 1930s and presents a fresh portrait of Hemingway from a Cuban perspective.--From publisher description.

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A quarter century before the revolution that brought Castro to power in Cuba was also a time of brutal political unrest, and Ernest Hemingway was in the midst of it all, fishing for marlin, carousing ... Read full review


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Alfredo Jose Estrada was the editor-in-chief of "Vista "magazine, which is distributed in over thirty newspapers and is the largest publication for U.S. Hispanics in the country. Born in Havana and educated at Harvard, he lives in Austin, Texas.

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