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Oye What Im Gonna Tell You Cecilia Rodriguez Milanes

Oye What Im Gonna Tell You

Cecilia Rodriguez Milanes

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ISBN : 9781632460042
Paperback
224 pages
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When is your culture bad for you? That is the question that weaves its way through Oye What Im Gonna Tell You, a startling collection chronicling the lives of Cuban Americans from WWII-era Havana to contemporary times in el norte. Whether theyMoreWhen is your culture bad for you? That is the question that weaves its way through Oye What Im Gonna Tell You, a startling collection chronicling the lives of Cuban Americans from WWII-era Havana to contemporary times in el norte. Whether they inhabit blue collar neighborhoods in the Northeast, the increasingly Latino-populated South, or Florida, the characters that populate this book—many of whom are the children and grandchildren of exiles, who have been raised in traditional Cuban homes but whose only homeland has been the United States—must decide what to take and what to leave from their upbringing.