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Mangos, bananas, and coconuts : a Cuban love story

Author: Himilce Novas
Publisher: Houston, TX : Arte Publico Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A man in Cuba has an affair and the woman dies while giving birth to a girl. The man kidnaps the girl, takes her to the U.S. and for most of her youth abuses her. At 29, Esmeralda meets Juan, a Yale-educated painter, they fall in love, have an affair and the father goes wild with jealousy, until he realizes they are both his children, the woman having first given birth to a twin boy who was adopted by grandparents.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Novas, Himilce.
Mangos, bananas, and coconuts.
Houston, TX : Arte Publico Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605168135
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Himilce Novas
ISBN: 1558850929 9781558850927
OCLC Number: 33008953
Description: 162 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Himilce Novas.

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A man in Cuba has an affair and the woman dies while giving birth to a girl. The man kidnaps the girl, takes her to the U.S. and for most of her youth abuses her. At 29, Esmeralda meets Juan, a Yale-educated painter, they fall in love, have an affair and the father goes wild with jealousy, until he realizes they are both his children, the woman having first given birth to a twin boy who was adopted by grandparents.

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