Waiting for Snow in Havana [Audiobook] download free by Carlos Eire

Waiting for Snow in Havana Audiobook download free by Carlos Eire
  • Listen audiobook: Waiting for Snow in Havana
  • Author: Carlos Eire
  • Release date: 2004/1/17
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780743246415
  • Rating: 8.68 of 10
  • Votes: 117
  • Review by: Aisha Arce
  • Review rating: 9.38 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/30
  • Duration: 5H6M48S in 256 kbps (80 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-14
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, WMA, FLAC, WavPack, MPEG4, WAV, AC3, MPC (compression Z, CAB, GZ, BZ2, LHA, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 400
  • Includes a PDF summary of 36 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 27M34S (7.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 'Have mercy on me, Lord, I am Cuban.' In 1962, Carlos Eire was one of 14,000 children airlifted out of Havana-exiled from his family, his country, and his own childhood by Fidel Castro's revolution. Winner of the National Book Award, this stunning memoir is a vibrant and evocative look at Latin America from a child's unforgettable experience. Waiting for Snow in Havana is both an exorcism and an ode to a paradise lost. For the Cuba of Carlos's youth-with its lizards and turquoise seas and sun-drenched siestas-becomes an island of condemnation once a cigar-smoking guerrilla named Fidel Castro ousts President Batista on January 1, 1959. Suddenly the music in the streets sounds like gunfire. Christmas is made illegal, political dissent leads to imprisonment, and too many of Carlos's friends are leaving Cuba for a place as far away and unthinkable as the United States. Carlos will end up there, too, and fulfill his mother's dreams by becoming a modern American man-even if his soul remains in the country he left behind. Narrated with the urgency of a confession, Waiting for Snow in Havana is a eulogy for a native land and a loving testament to the collective spirit of Cubans everywhere.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Memoirs, Biography: General, History Of The Americas
  • Download servers: Torrent, X Cloud, Microsoft OneDrive, Casebox, Hotfile, FileServe. Compressed in Z, CAB, GZ, BZ2, LHA, RAR, ZIP
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.95 USD
  • Dimensions: 139.7x213.36x30.48mm
  • Weight: 385.55g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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