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Learning to die in Miami : confessions of a refugee boy

Author: Carlos M N Eire
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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A stranger in a strange land, Eire (Waiting for Snow in Havana), one of 14,000 children airlifted out of Cuba in Operation Peter Pan in 1962, describes the classic American immigrant experience in Miami, Fla., with a mix of insightful observation, humor, and heartfelt emotion.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Carlos M N Eire; Carlos M N Eire
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos M N Eire
ISBN: 9781439181904 143918190X 9781439181911 1439181918
OCLC Number: 495616830
Notes: Continues: Waiting for snow in Havana / Carlos Eire. New York : Free Press, c2003.
Description: x, 307 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Carlos Eire.
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Following the National Book Award-winning "Waiting for Snow in Havana," this work offers the ongoing memoir of exile and adolescent struggle in a new land.  Read more...

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"A very intelligent and sensitive bird's-eye view of a Cuban exile's boyhood experiences in America . . . eloquent and moving." Oscar Hijuelos"

 
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