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Cuba : going back

Author: Tony Mendoza
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents eighty photographs taken upon Tony Mendoza's return to Cuba in 1996 after living in the U.S. for thirty-six years; and includes text in which Mendoza discusses the people of Cuba and conditions in the country.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mendoza, Tony, 1941-
Cuba.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607345818
Named Person: Tony Mendoza; Tony Mendoza; Tony Mendoza
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Mendoza
ISBN: 0292752326 9780292752320 0292752334 9780292752337
OCLC Number: 40403685
Description: 153 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Andrea O'Reilly Herrera --
The Interior Exile ("insilio") --
Testimonio de un artista / Leandro Soto --
Oh, La Habana / Rafael E. Saumell --
Manena's Cuban American Recipes --
Life in Exile / Hector R. Romero --
The "Sandwich" Generation / Sara Rosell --
The Thirteenth Suitcase / Efrain J. Ferrer, Vivian de la Incera --
Sin calcetines / Enrique Patterson --
Beyond Fear / Julio J. Guerra Molina --
Dead Rafter II / Luis Cruz Azaceta --
Balsero Singing / Silvia Curbelo --
"Merely a Player" --
Los que se alejan siempre son los ninos / Heberto Padilla --
Merely a Player / Maria Brito --
Portrait of Wendy, At Fifty, With Bra / Ileana Fuentes --
The Wooden Suitcase / Luz Irene Diaz --
Once upon a Time in May of 1961 ... / Maria Emilia Castagliola --
Crossing into the Mainstream / Juan Manuel Alonso --
Fragmented Memories / Gabriella Ibieta --
Going Back / Tony Mendoza --
Crossing the Generational Divide --
An Afternoon with Ernesto F. Betancourt --
Growing Up Cuban American / Adela Betancourt Jabine --
My Life in Exile / Maria Antonia Soto --
Lost Memories and Nostalgic Obsessions / Francisco Soto --
Thirty-Two Years Later / Flora Gonzalez Mandri --
Island of Color / Rachel Werner Baldwin --
Life al reves / Alicia Serrano Machiran Granto --
On Being Cuban / Gina Granto-Penque --
One Mother's Testimonial / Ada Manero Alvare --
Tia Ada's Arroz con leche --
Losing Eden / Carlos Alberto Alvare --
Snapshots --
La hora de los mameyes / Ricardo Pau-Llosa --
Abui / Maria Cristina Garcia.
Responsibility: by Tony Mendoza.
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Presents over eighty photographs accompanied by a written text that mingles the voices of many Cubans with the author's own to offer a compelling portrait of a resilient people awaiting the  Read more...

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"As with all of Tony Mendoza's work, this book has great depth and layers of poignancy ... tragic undertones of a paradise lost ... and yet we hold onto the dream of illumination." --Andy Garcia

 
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