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On menossa naimisiin Maximo opettelee elämään ilman vaimoaan ja Anselmo pelkää että puolisolla on suhde Joku muistaa vanhat ajat paremmin toinen huonommin Mutta kaikissa heissä elää Kuuba kuin kaukainen lapsuus menetet. In Cuba I was a German Shepherd is an endearing collection of eleven short stories showing scenes from various Cuban people s lives after moving to America As the author is a daughter of exiled Cubans I had high expectations for this book in terms of real emotions piercing through the text She definitely delivered as even in the short amount of time the reader has with each character you can almost feel for and with them Throughout the book the stories shift and flow from past and present to give the reader a complete view on how these people s lives connect and how there are very similar situati

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In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd

Elämänmakuisia tarinoita ihmisistä joita muistot yhdistävät Kaukainen kotimaa tulee mieleen erityisesti silloin kun elämän kurssi muuttuu kun rakastuu tai eroaa menettää tai löytää jotain uutta Matilden ainoa poika. Bold entertaining and realistic these short stories stand out very well and are completely unforgettable This book is great and a really fun read

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Ty nuoruus kohiseva veri ja alitajuiset unet Ana Menéndez on 1960 luvulla Los Angelesiin paenneiden kuubalaisten siirtolaisten tytär Kerran Kuubassa kokoelma on hänen esikoisteoksensa joka on käännetty yhdelletoista kielel. The writing in these stories is strong The stories themselves cover all the bases of the Cuban American experience or at least the experience of those who were dispossessed by Fidel The author does have an annoying habit of having her characters laugh or cry to signal that something was supposed to be funny or sad Pro tip if you need to do that then maybe your writing isn t so funny


10 thoughts on “In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd

  1. says:

    Bold entertaining and realistic these short stories stand out very well and are completely unforgettable This book is great and a really fun read

  2. says:

    The first story in this book grabbed my attention with the description of older Cuban immigrants telling jokes while they played dominoes in Little Havana The rest of the stories which are connected somehow to the first lost me The writing became very abstract and it was extremely hard to find how they were connected to the first story and to understand what it all meant When the author talks about how the grandfather grew a radio out of o

  3. says:

    A few months ago I posted in one book community or another asking for recommendations of Cuban authors At last count I've read than 30 non fiction books involving Cuban history andor politics but hadn't read much fiction This was one of the first books recommended to me and I was really excited to read itWhile I liked it overall I had a few problems with it First of all it was a collection of short stories I am not typi

  4. says:

    Poignant stories revolving around Cuban exiles and memories of Cuba

  5. says:

    I thought I would enjoy this novel No I thought I would LOVE it I wanted to love this novel just because it had to do with the two things I know about since I was born; living in Miami and being Cuban I don’t know if it’

  6. says:

    “In Cuba I was a German Shepherd” is an endearing collection of eleven short stories showing scenes from various Cuban people's lives after moving to America As the author is a daughter of exiled Cubans I had high expectations for this book in terms of real emotions piercing through the text She definitely delivered as even in the short amount of time the reader has with each character you can almost feel for and with them Throughout t

  7. says:

    This collection of short stories is all about life in Miami as a Cuban exile Some characters make an appearance in than one story so the stories feel connected yet independent kind of like people that populate them The overall feeling I got from the stories is that among the older generations that came to Miami to escape the revolution the

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  9. says:

    The writing in these stories is strong The stories themselves cover all the bases of the Cuban American experience or at le

  10. says:

    The first short story is probably the best I really wanted to like this book and thought it would be as entertaining as those of other writers of the Cuban immigrant story but I did not get them I forced myself to finish to because I cannot leave a book unfinished