Set in Cuba and Miami, from the 1940s to the present, two Afro-Cuban women narrate their life stories. One leaves a small town in the central part of the island to work as a maid in Havana in prerevolutionary Cuba. The other, her friend's daughter, educated in revolutionary Cuba, leaves Havana in the 1980 Mariel boatlift, to find work as a maid in Miami... A history full circle?... a stone that really stinks, and could be used for many different things, such as for ripening avocados and lighting lamps. ... I dona#39;t know whether it had been through gambling, or he stopped paying what he should have, in money and in kind, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Maids of Havana|
|Author||:||Pedro Pérez Sarduy|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2010-03-23|