skip to content
Broken paradise : a novel Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Broken paradise : a novel

Author: Cecilia Samartin
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Atria books hardcover edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Cousins Alicia and Nora experience profound life changes from different perspectives when Castro's rise to power incites political turbulence and revolution in Cuba, forcing Alicia to flee the country with her parents while Nora remains behind.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cecilia Samartin
ISBN: 9780743287791 0743287797
OCLC Number: 80220541
Notes: Originally published with title: Ghost heart. [London] : Bantam Press, 2004.
Description: 340 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Ghost heart
Responsibility: Cecilia Samartin.
More information:

Abstract:

In the spirit of "The Kite Runner," this shimmering literary debut traces thepath of two cousins--one who left Cuba at the brink of revolution and the onewho stayed behind.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Cecilia Samartin delivers a novel rich in passion, heartbreak and love. "Broken Paradise" captures the textures and rhythms of my homeland of Cuba with its musical, agile prose and kept me engrossed Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/80220541> # Broken paradise : a novel
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "80220541" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1092797> ; # Refugees
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> ; # Manners and customs
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4202292187#Event/1933_1990> ; # 1933-1990
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.6/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205805> ; # Cuba.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4202292187#Place/cuba> ; # Cuba
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010110402> ; # Refugees--Cuba
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4202292187#Topic/cousins_cuba> ; # Cousins--Cuba
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/881894> ; # Cousins
    schema:bookEdition "1st Atria books hardcover ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/40461021> ; # Cecilia Samartin
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "Cousins Alicia and Nora experience profound life changes from different perspectives when Castro's rise to power incites political turbulence and revolution in Cuba, forcing Alicia to flee the country with her parents while Nora remains behind."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4202292187> ; # Ghost heart
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Historical fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Broken paradise : a novel"@en ;
    schema:productID "80220541" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/80220541#PublicationEvent/new_york_atria_books_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4202292187#Agent/atria_books> ; # Atria Books
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0731/2007277437-s.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780743287791> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/80220541> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010110402> # Refugees--Cuba
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Refugees--Cuba"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1007815> # Manners and customs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Manners and customs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1092797> # Refugees
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Refugees"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205805> # Cuba.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cuba." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/881894> # Cousins
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cousins"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/40461021> # Cecilia Samartin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Samartin" ;
    schema:givenName "Cecilia" ;
    schema:name "Cecilia Samartin" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4202292187> # Ghost heart
    schema:name "Ghost heart" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780743287791>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0743287797" ;
    schema:isbn "9780743287791" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.