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When We Left Cuba
When We Left Cuba
Author: Chanel Cleeton
In 1960s Florida, a young Cuban exile will risk her life--and heart--to take back her country in this exhilarating historical novel from the author of Next Year in Havana, a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick. — Beautiful. Daring. Deadly. — The Cuban Revolution took everything from sugar heiress Beatriz Perez--her family, her people, her country. Re...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780451490865
ISBN-10: 045149086X
Publication Date: 4/9/2019
Pages: 368
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 20 ratings
Publisher: Berkley
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 33
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Set amid the tumultuous 1960's with the overthrow of Batista and rise of Castro in Cube, the Bay of Pigs invasion, the missile crisis and the assassination of John Kennedy. Beatriz Perez and her once powerful sugar empire family are exiled to Florida when Castro overthrows Batista's government. But her heart will always be in Cuba, especially after the murder of her brother.
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A good book to read about what living on Cuba was like before and after the revolution and how it affected the lives of the wealthy. Characters were well developed and likeable - or not so much. A look back on a different way of life. I would recommend it.


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