Cubanisimo! The Vintage Book of Contemporary Cuban Literature

ISBN-10: 0385721374

ISBN-13: 9780385721370

Edition: 2003

Authors: Cristina Garc�a, Cristina García, Cristina Garcia

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This work gathers Cuban stories, essays, poems and novel excerpts that demonstrate the richness and depth of a great national literature.
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List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/22/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594

Cristina Garc#237;a is the author of six novels, including the National Book Award finalist Dreaming in Cuban; children's books; anthologies; and poetry. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Whiting Writers' Award, among other honors, and is currently University Chair in Creative Writing at Texas State University-San Marcos. Visit her website at;nbsp;

"Love in the City"
from War Diaries
"Tobacco and Sugar" from Cuban Counterpoint
A View from the Mangrove
The Hill of Mambiala
Prologue from The Kingdom of This World
Journey Back to the Source
"Life in the Woods" from Biography of a Runaway Slave
Lorca the Rainmaker Visits Havana
"I Heard Her Sing" from Three Trapped Tigers
"Love, Attributed City"
The Walk
Chapter VIII from Paradiso
"Self-portrait of the other"
"A prayer for the end of the century"
The Founders: Alfonso
As I Am ... As I Was
Josephine Baker in Cuba
The Face
Six Mambos from Life on the Hyphen: The Cuban-American Way
from From Cuba with a Song
from Before Night Falls
The Ivory Trader and the Red Melons
"The Bakery Administrator's Daughter": from The Lazarus Rumba
"Love Song for Difficult Times"
"The Exterminating Angel"
from Nocturnal Butterflies of the Russian Empire
In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd
"What the Body Told"
Notes about the Authors
A Personal Discography
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