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Finding Manana A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus

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ISBN-10: 0143036602

ISBN-13: 9780143036609

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mirta Ojito

List price: $17.00
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New York Timesreporter Mirta Ojito melds the personal with the political in a moving account of her familys departure from Cuba. People In this unforgettable memoir, Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist Mirta Ojito travels back twenty-five years to the event that brought her and 125,000 of her fellow Cubans to America: the 1980 mass exodus known as the Mariel boatlift. As she tracks down the long-forgotten individuals whose singular actions that year profoundly affected thousands on both sides of the Florida straits, she offers a mesmerizing glimpse behind Cubas iron curtainand recalls the reality of being a sixteen-year-old torn between her familys thirst for freedom and a revolution that…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/4/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.50" wide x 5.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English