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The mambo kings play songs of love

Author: Oscar Hijuelos
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2005, ©1989.
Series: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Harper Perennial modern classics edView all editions and formats
Summary:
It's 1949, the era of the mambo, and two young Cuban musicians make their way from Havana to New York. The Castillo brothers, workers by day, become, by night, stars of the dance halls, where their orchestra plays the sensuous, pulsing music that earns them the title of the Mambo Kings.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Musical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Hijuelos
ISBN: 0060845309 9780060845308
OCLC Number: 61187971
Notes: "P.S. insights, interviews & more ..."--Cover.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1990.
Description: 448, 16 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Responsibility: Oscar Hijuelos.

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It's 1949, the era of the mambo, and two young Cuban musicians make their way from Havana to New York. The Castillo brothers, workers by day, become, by night, stars of the dance halls, where their orchestra plays the sensuous, pulsing music that earns them the title of the Mambo Kings.

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