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Leaving Glorytown : one boy's struggle under Castro / Eduardo F. Calcines.

Book Book (2009.)
Description: 221 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2009.
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
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  • Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
    • ISBN: 9780374343941 (hardcover) :
    • ISBN: 0374343942 (hardcover) :
    • Edition: 1st ed.
    Contents: Coming to Glorytown -- The revolution -- The Bay of Pigs -- One last noche buena -- More changes -- Stories to ease the pain -- Tio William's arrest -- 149901 -- Gusanos -- Remember the Lord -- More goodbyes -- Panetelas de vainilla -- The ashes of spring -- La Natividad -- Nguyen Van Troy -- Papa's homecoming -- Senora Santana -- A taste of freedom -- Planning to escape -- Flight to freedom.
    Summary: When Eduardo Calcines was three years old, Communists took control of Cuba. Eleven years passed before Calcines and his family were finally able to leave the country. Now sixty-three, Calcines, a successful American businessman, recounts what it was like to grow up under Fidel Castro's rule.

    Citation:

    Calcines, Eduardo F. "Leaving Glorytown : one boy's struggle under Castro." New York, NY : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2009.

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