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My own private Cuba

Gustavo PГ©rez Firmat

My own private Cuba

essays on Cuban literature and culture

by Gustavo PГ©rez Firmat

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Published by Society of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies in Boulder, Colo .
Written in

  • Cuba.
    • Subjects:
    • Cuban literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Literature and society -- Cuba,
    • National characteristics, Cuban

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-251).

      StatementGustavo Pérez Firmat.
      SeriesPublications of the Society of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies
      ContributionsSociety of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies.
      LC ClassificationsPQ7378 .P57 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination251 p. ;
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL56432M
      ISBN 10089295096X
      LC Control Number99071350

        Cuba is a communist country, where rations are a way of life. Basics that Americans take for granted -- toilet paper, for example -- . When people have asked me which authors influenced my own writings – like In Mambo Kings – I would always mention Infante’s Three Trapped Tigers and Mario Vargas Llosa’s novels. Those two authors ended up being very important to my work, especially Infante. He is very good on pre-Castro Cuba. The opening of the book is hilarious.

        My own private Cuba. In recent years there’s been a resurgence of interest in the island’s Jewish community. Month after month, there are Jewish delegations visiting Cuba from New York, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles and a myriad other American cities.   For Americans traveling to Cuba, going from Mexico was super easy and the most affordable option. The best way to get the flights sorted out it to purchase a round-trip flight to Cancun or the cheapest Mexico destination you would be willing to go to, then book a round-trip flight to Havana, Cuba from that city on a separate ticket.

        The NOOK Book (eBook) of the My Summer in Havana: Coffee, Tobacco & Capitalism in Rural Cuba by Lauren Burnhill at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be : Lauren Burnhill.   As incredible as the trip was, getting two hotel rooms upon arrival in Cuba wasn’t an easy feat, so read on for my personal experience with booking a hotel last-minute and some general tips/recommendations for booking hotel in Havana. Once you’ve got your flights to Cuba, booking hotel stay can be complicated. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

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