Dreaming in Cuban


Dreaming in Cuban Author Cristina García
ISBN-10 0345381432
ISBN-13 9780345381439
Year 1993-02-10
Pages 245
Language English
Publisher Ballantine Books
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Impressive Cristina Garcas story is about three generations of Cuban women and their separate responses to the revolution Her special feat is to tell it in a style as warm and gentle as the sustaining aromas of vanilla and almond as rhythmic as the music of Beny Mor Time Cristina Garcas acclaimed book is the haunting bittersweet story of a family experiencing a countrys revolution and the revelations that follow The lives of Celia del Pino and her husband daughters and grandchildren mirror the magical realism of Cuba itself a landscape of beauty and poverty idealism and corruption Dreaming in Cuban is a work that possesses both the intimacy of a Chekov story and the hallucinatory magic of a novel by Gabriel Garca Mrquez The New York Times In celebration of the twenty fifth anniversary of the novels original publication this edition features a new introduction by the author Praise for Dreaming in Cuban Remarkable an intricate weaving of dramatic events with the supernatural and the cosmic evocative and lush San Francisco Chronicle Captures the pain the distance the frustrations and the dreams of these family dramas with a vivid poetic prose The Washington Post Brilliant With tremendous skill passion and humor Garca just may have written the definitive story of Cuban exiles and some of those they left behind The Denver Post

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