We Came All the Way From Cuba So You Could Dress Like This?

We Came All the Way From Cuba So You Could Dress Like This?


Book - 1994
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"We came all the way from Cuba so you could dress like this? my father will ask over my mother's shoulder. And for the first time in my life, I'll say, Look, you didn't come for me, you came for you; you came because all your rich clients were leaving and you were going to wind up a cashier in your father's hardware store if you didn't leave, okay?" A collection of stories on uprooted people.
Publisher: Pittsburgh : Cleis Press, ©1994
ISBN: 9780939416929
Branch Call Number: FICTION OBEJAS
Characteristics: 133 pages ; 23 cm


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The narrators in this fast-paced collection of short stories are not in search of their place in American society. They know who they are, and where they stand. They crave for something basic and universal--such as love and understanding.

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