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A sense of belonging : from Castro's Cuba to the U.S. Senate, one man's pursuit of the American dream

Author: Mel Martinez; Ed Breslin
Publisher: New York : Crown Forum, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The junior U.S. senator from Florida shares the story of his life, from his youth in Cuba to his escape to the U.S. after Castro took power and his success in American politics, explaining how his experiences as a Cuban exile have shaped his views.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Martinez, Mel (Melquiades Rafael), 1946-
Sense of belonging.
New York : Crown Forum, ©2008
(OCoLC)607748673
Online version:
Martinez, Mel (Melquiades Rafael), 1946-
Sense of belonging.
New York : Crown Forum, ©2008
(OCoLC)609314062
Named Person: Mel Martinez; Mel Martinez
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mel Martinez; Ed Breslin
ISBN: 9780307405401 0307405400
OCLC Number: 176951487
Description: x, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: Departures and Arrivals 1 --
Chapter 1 Homeland 9 --
Chapter 2 Revolution 29 --
Chapter 3 Exit Strategy 43 --
Chapter 4 Exile 51 --
Chapter 5 Homecoming 67 --
Chapter 6 Crisis 79 --
Chapter 7 Graduation 89 --
Chapter 8 A New Course 103 --
Chapter 9 Reunion 117 --
Chapter 10 Ownership 135 --
Chapter 11 Turning Points 147 --
Chapter 12 Kitty 155 --
Chapter 13 New Homes 165 --
Chapter 14 Margarita 179 --
Chapter 15 Serving 199 --
Chapter 16 Washington 215 --
Epilogue: Dreams 227.
Responsibility: Mel Martinez ; with Ed Breslin.
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The junior U.S. senator from Florida shares the story of his life, from his youth in Cuba to his escape to the U.S. after Castro took power and his success in American politics, explaining how his experiences as a Cuban exile have shaped his views.

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