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Finding Manana: A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus
Finding Manana A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus
Author: Mirta Ojito
New York Times reporter Mirta Ojito melds the personal with the political in a moving account of her family's departure from Cuba.” —People — In this unforgettable memoir, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mirta Ojito travels back twenty-five years to the event that brought her and 125,000 of her fellow Cubans...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780143036609
ISBN-10: 0143036602
Publication Date: 4/4/2006
Pages: 320
Edition: Reprint
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
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UALabGeek avatar reviewed Finding Manana: A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus on + 46 more book reviews
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This was a short history of Communist Cuba, seen through the eyes of a teenage girl who grew up in a family that didn't support the regime. They spent 20 years trying to get out of the country and finally did, on the Mariel boatlift.

It was a great inside view of a closed society. Both fascinating and horrifying...I loved it.
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iluvlibros avatar reviewed Finding Manana: A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus on + 73 more book reviews
This is a really great book. My father is Cuban, so I'm constantly struggling to better understand the history of Cuba and what Cubans have gone through. Mirta Ojito writes a powerful and interesting story of her own experience in Cuba and intertwines it with key facts and historical accounts. Of all the Cuban memoirs I've read, this one is my favorite.


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