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[ epub ] In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd by Ana Menéndez



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 ra

  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 ficti

  4. says:

    Poignant stories revolving around Cuban exiles and memories of Cuba

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    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’s because some of it hits too close to home or I’m just inundated by the constant news about Cuba and Cubans but I didn’t love it and that makes me sad and it pains me to give it 255This is a collection of

  6. says:

    “In Cuba I was a German Shepherd” is an endearing collection of eleven short stories showing scenes from various Cuban

  7. says:

    This collection of short stories is all about life in Miami as a Cuban exile Some characters make an appearance

  8. says:

    Menendez created a wonderful short story collection that helped me better understand the conflicts and concerns of Cuban immigrants and those who remain in Cuba Her stories deal with painful losses and separation cultural misunderstandings characters who transform and characters who are so traumatized by their experiences that they are unable to make the changes they need to make Her most challenging story is

  9. says:

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

  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

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Read & Download ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF µ Ana Menéndez

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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In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd

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. Poignant stories revolving around Cuban exiles and memories of Cuba Eat It (Harder, opettelee elämään ilman vaimoaan ja Anselmo pelkää että puolisolla The Fever King (Feverwake, on suhde Joku muistaa vanhat ajat paremmin toinen huonommin Mutta kaikissa heissä elää Kuuba kuin kaukainen lapsuus menetet. Poignant stories revolving around Cuban exiles and memories The Neighbors Son 2 (Forbidden Love, of Cuba

Read & Download ☆ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF µ Ana Menéndez

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. Menendez created a wonderful short story collection that helped me better understand the conflicts and concerns of Cuban immigrants and those who remain in Cuba Her stories deal with painful losses and separation cultural misunderstandings characters who transform and characters who are so traumatized by their experiences that they are unable to make the changes they need to make Her most challenging story is Miami Relatives in which she relies on humans to represent different aspects of Cuba and the Cuban government which might remind you of Animal Farm but Menendez is opaue My personal favorite was the first story which shares the title of the book Four old men gather almost daily to play dominoes in Domino Park two are Cuban immigrants and two are Dominican The Cubans fled Castro s regime and one in particular feels the loss of status associated with losing his university job in Cuba to run a restaurant in Miami He reveals his pain through elaborate jokes with biting punchlines which are both funny and horribly sad Through the form of short stories tied to a central theme Menendez helps underscore the splintered nature of the community that is living on two sides of the Caribbean