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Cuba in Mind

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Jun 08, 2004 | 304 Pages
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    Jun 08, 2004 | 304 Pages

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Table Of Contents


Introduction

Travelers

Anthony Trollope
from The West Indies and the Spanish Main

William Cullen Bryant
“Letter XLVIII” from Letters of a Traveller

Walter D. Wilcox
“Among the Mahogany Forests of Cuba”
9
Eleanor Early
from Ports of the Sun

Consuelo Hermer and Marjorie May
from Havana Mañana: A Guide to Cuba and the Cubans

Robert Stone
“Havana Then and Now”

Alma Guillermoprieto
from Looking for History: Dispatches from Latin America

Andrei Codrescu
from Ay, Cuba!

Kimi Eisele
“The Flesh, the Bones, and the Beating Heart”
1

Expatriates, Real and Imagined

Elmore Leonard
from Cuba Libre

Stephen Crane
“The Clan of No-Name”

Graham Greene
from Our Man in Havana

Ernest Hemingway
from “The Great Blue River”

Jim Shepard
“Batting Against Castro”
1
Isadora Tattlin
from Cuba Diaries: An American Housewife in Havana


Aficionados

Langston Hughes
“Havana Nights”

Jayne Cortez
“Visita” and “In 1985 I Met Nicolás Guillén”

Allen Ginsberg
from an interview with Allen Young in Gay Sunshine

Elizabeth Hanly
“Santería: An Alternative Pulse”
1
Pico Iyer
from Cuba and the Night

Tom Miller
from Trading with the Enemy: A Yankee Travels Through Castro’s Cuba

Holly Morris
“Adventure Divas”

Thomas Barbour
from A Naturalist in Cuba


Exiles, Immigrants, and Their Offspring

Oscar Hijuelos
from The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

Ruth Behar
“In the Absence of Love”

Cristina García
“Simple Life”

Carlos Eire
“Trece” from Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy

Ricardo Pau-Llosa
“Charada China”

Rosa Lowinger
“Repairing Things”

José Barriero
from The Indian Chronicles

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