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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 bo

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    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 gra

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    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 fiction books involving Cuban history andor politics but hadn't read much fiction This was one of the

  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 did

  6. says:

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

  7. says:

    This collection of short stories is all about life in Miami as a Cuban exile Some characters make an appearance in than one story so the stories feel connected yet independent kind of like people that populate them The overall feeling I got from the stories is that among the older generations that came to Miami to escape the revolution there seems to be a kind of glamorization of life in Cuba before the revolution While they're

  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 unabl

  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 experience of those who were dispossessed by Fidel The author does have an annoying habit of having her characters laugh or cry to signal that something was supposed to be funny or sad Pro tip if you need to do that then maybe your writing isn't so funny

  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

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Summary ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Ana Menéndez

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 In Cuba I was a German Shepherd is an endearing collection of eleven short stories showing scenes from various Cuban people s lives after moving to America As the author is a daughter of exiled Cubans I had high expectations for this book in terms of real emotions piercing through the text She definitely delivered as even in the short amount of time the reader has with each character you can almost feel for and with them Throughout the book the stories shift and flow from past and present to give the reader a complete view on how these people s lives connect and how there are very similar situations and problems present in such different people s lives Ana Menendez does a great job of connecti

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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 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 radio out of one ear I continue on just to finish but with no real enjoyment As I have gotten older I have lost my patience with books that try to be so philosophical that you don t know what the heck they are talking about The White Nights of Ramadan uutta Matilden ainoa poika 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 Beyond the Pale understand what it all meant When the author talks about how the grandfather grew a radio out of one ear I continue on just to finish but with no real enjoyment As I have gotten older I have lost my patience with books that try to be so philosophical that you don t know what the heck they are talking about

Summary ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ 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 The writing in these stories is strong The stories themselves cover all the bases of the Cuban American experience or at least the experience of those who were dispossessed by Fidel The author does have an annoying habit of having her characters laugh or cry to signal that something was supposed to be funny or sad Pro tip if you need to do that then maybe your writing isn t so funny