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7 edition of Rediscovering Cuba found in the catalog.

Rediscovering Cuba

A Personal Memoir

by Jorge Reyes

  • 175 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Writers Club Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7548754M
ISBN 100595194575
ISBN 109780595194575

  In his book, “And the Russians Stayed: The Sovietization of Cuba,” Cuban-born Nestor Carbonell uses the testimony of a former Castro intelligence officer to describe how the Soviets crushed the Escambray rebellion, which at one point numbered 8, insurgents. Rediscovering Cuba: The Russians helped Fidel in his war against the. Instead of leaving my country behind, I spent two weeks in Cuba rediscovering it. I grew intimately familiar with some of the worst of our history, which so many of us are quick to ignore or elide, but also with some of the best parts of our national identity. In , a book entitled The Invisible Government shocked Americans with its.

Ironically, my COVID diary book launch has been postponed due to Level 2 lockdown, but you can still pop into Unity Books and buy it, or online at the Cuba Press:). Rediscovering Cuba: A Personal Memoir - Book review - in Spanish Posted Ap by publisher in Cuban Americans. Email this article | Print this article | Search Havana Journal Tweet. El Diario/La Prensa; 01/7/; Ortega, Luis. El Diario/La Prensa. Lo que hay que re-descubrir en Cuba.

Capital Region Chamber presents Rediscover Cuba A Cultural Exploration April 3 – 10, See Back Cover Collette Travel Service, Inc. d/b/a Collette is offering travel services to Cuba intended to meet the “people- to-people” educational activities under the provisions promulgated under title 31 of the Code of Federal Regulations section as issued by the Department of . Pura Belpré Award Winner Ruth Behar's inspiring story of a young Jewish girl who escapes Poland to make a new life in Cuba, while she works to rescue the rest of her familyThe situation is getting dire for Jews in Poland on the eve of World War II. Esther's father has fled to Cuba, and she is the first one to join him.


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Alive and full of exquisite details, Jorge Reyes's Rediscovering Cuba: A Personal Memoir, is unlike any travel book you have ever read. This is the riveting story of a Cuban-American's family trip to Cuba.

Almost twenty years later, inthe author was informed of his grandmother's terminal illness-- the loving grandmother Reyes had not seen in all that time but /5(4).

Rediscovering Cuba: A Personal Memoir For a young male like me of Cuban descent and whose never been to Cuba, this book was an invaluable lesson in trying to rediscover, honor, and cherish one's culture, past and identity.

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Reyes has written books in several genres of literature: biography, fiction, non-fiction, children's books and poetry.

Most of what is known about Reyes's childhood was penned down by Reyes himself in his book, Rediscovering Cuba: A Personal Memoir, published in In it, he talks about his childhood days in a small town called Boniato on. She was billed as the human,”Cuban H-Bomb” by American media in the s, ’cause Chelo Alonso was Cuba’s answer to Marilyn a force to be reckoned with, she exploded onto the international movie scene in the s as both a dancer, instantly drawing comparisons to Josephine Baker, and as a starlet who carved out a place for women in the.

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To say too little about our emotions is to be a hypocrite. Returning to Cuba was a mixbag of emotions. My experiences in Cuba eventually became a published book titled, Rediscovering Cuba: A Personal Memoir, a book which is still in print and which, as the years go by, has proven truer than I believed when I penned the small tome.

I wrote. If Cuba had a composer to rival Revueltas, that composer was probably Alejandro Caturla, of whom just three songs were heard in the New York Festival of Song's concert right at the start of the. Photo: Otmaro Rodríguez Two restaurants in colonial mansions that also function as sui generis Cuban art galleries: Atelier and Le Chansonnier are the result of a passionate family project that began several years ago.

The secret in both establishments is the fusion: a stylized, upscale cuisine that reconsiders traditional Cuban food for a discerning palate. The photographs, shot exclusively for this book, show examples in each area of the island-from the interiors and exteriors in Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Santa Clara, Cienfuegos, and Pinar del Rio to close-up details of courtyards, balconies, galleries, balustrades, grilles, and louvered doors in Trinidad, Matanzas, and Holguin.Rediscover Cuba A Cultural Exploration February 20 – 27, For more information contact Heather Thompson UW-Superior Alumni Association () [email protected] Collette Travel Service, Inc.

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