Cancion de Rachel / Rachel's Song (Vintage Espanol)

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9780679768487: Cancion de Rachel / Rachel's Song (Vintage Espanol)
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An evocative portrait of the glamorous and energetic world of Havana, Cuba, during the 1920s and 1930s centers around the popular nightspot, the Alhambra Theater, and Rachel, the dazzling star of a troupe of rumberos, rhumba dancers, that performs there. Reprint.

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"A personal, poetic history of a Cuba that no longer exists." Publishers Weekly, on the English-language edition"

"Provide[s] an unconscious indictment of the society that would later fall to Castro's uprising." New York Times, on the English-language edition"

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Miguel Barnet is a Cuban author and ethnologist. He is best known for his Cuban tetralogy, which includes Biografia de un cimarron, Cancion de Rachel, Gallego, and La vida real. He is the founder and director of the Fernando Ortiz Foundation, dedicated to the dissemination of Cuban culture. Italo Calvino was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels. His best-known works include Invisible Cities and If on a Winter's Night a Traveler."

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