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Badué, José Lucas

Works: 5 works in 9 publications in 2 languages and 1,126 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  History  Musical fiction  Domestic fiction  Folklore  Historical fiction  Romance fiction 
Classifications: PS3558.I376, 813.54
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Publications about José Lucas Badué
Publications by José Lucas Badué
Most widely held works by José Lucas Badué
Cuentos folkloricos latinoamericanos : fábulas de las tradiciones hispanas e indígenas by John Bierhorst( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 361 libraries worldwide
More than 100 folktales gathered from the various Hispanic and indigenous peoples of North, South, and Central America
A simple Habana melody (from when the world was good) : a novel by Oscar Hijuelos( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 294 libraries worldwide
It is 1947 and Israel Levis, a Cuban composer whose life had once been a dream of music, love and sadness, is returning to Habana, Cuba, from Spain, where he has just recovered from the physical and spiritual malaise resulting from his experiences in Paris, then Buchenwald, during the Nazi occupation of France. (A devout Catholic, Levis had been mistakenly identified as a Jew because of his name.) When Levis arrives back in Habana, after an absence of many years, his mind is reeling with beautiful memories of his life in Cuba and in Paris before the war, a life of pleasure and excitement that he owes, in part, to an unrequited, nearly "chivalrous" romance with a certain Rita Valladares, a singer for whom Levis had written his most famous song, "Rosas Puras," or "Pretty Roses." This 1928 composition becomes the most famous rumba in the world and changes both American and European tastes in music and dance - forever; and it is the song, symbolic of the composer's love for Rita Valladares, that sets Levis's life in Europe in motion. This is at once a love story - for art, family and country - as well as a portrait of Habana at the turn of the last century, when "the world was good." A Simple Habana Melody is a virtuoso performance from one of our most important wr
One hot summer : a novel by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Facing discontentment in her thirties, Margarita finds herself falling back in love with a college flame, a situation that compromises her marriage and forces her to choose between her family and the passion of her life
Luck of the draw : a novel by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Mandated by her mother to reclaim the family glory by restoring a Havana casino that they lost when Castro took power, Esmerelda sets out to find her journalist sister, a mission that brings her to the seedy bars and back alleys of Las Vegas
Celia : my life by Celia Cruz( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The autobiography of the salsa diva describes her modest childhood in Cuba, her exile in Mexico, and the challenges she overcame to achieve stardom
Spanish (8)
English (1)
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