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REPUBLICAN CUBA By Raúl Eduardo Chao
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The intention of this book is to review events, champions, heroes and anti-heroes during the fifty years of Republican Cuba. It is not easy to describe and analyze 50 years of Republican life in Cuba... More > in one book and we do not intend to do so. It is a book meant for those who wish to know the history and explore the paradox of Cuba: a land blessed by nature, flush with generous and good human talent, inadvertedly fallen prey to ambitious and unscrupulous men who did not stop at separating families, killing their brothers and sisters while exploiting Cuba’s bounty for their private use.< Less
Panamericana By Raquel Carmona
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Memoirs of Raquel Carmona, a Chilean woman reflecting on her childhood in Cuba, while her father ran a sugar plantation. Her departure from Cuba when the revolution against Gerardo Machado made its... More > way to her doorstep, her return to Chile with her mother and six siblings, and her eventual journey to the United States.< Less
Lluvia de reflejos By Silvia Ochoa Ayensa
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Silvia Ochoa nació en Soria, la ciudad de los Poetas Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Antonio Machado y Gerardo Diego. Sus versos ineludiblemente están marcados por la herencia de sus... More > antepasados y la frescura de su tierra "Alameda soriana. Hierba húmeda. Rocío... [...] Soria mía, qué bellas caricias! me regalan tus álamos! Están cargados de poesía. Soria mía, recargo mis pulmones, a la orillita del Duero, allí donde el amor es eterno..." Es una maestra de la vida; alguien que desde la humildad, la inocencia y la palabra nos enseña a superar todos nuestros miedos; para que seamos libres y con un grito nos abre todas las puertas "¡Ojalá un día al despertar me digan, que se abolió la esclavitud!"; para que nada nos impida viajar hasta la luna, donde ella se refugia cada noche... "Yo duermo al abrigo y al arrullo de la luna...". Extracto prólogo de Sinda Miranda.< Less