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The Agüero sisters

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Miami (Fla.),
  • Cuba
    • Subjects:
    • Cuban American families -- Fiction.,
    • Cuban Americans -- Fiction.,
    • Miami (Fla.) -- Fiction.,
    • Cuba -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCristina García.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3557.A66 A73 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination299 p. ;
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1011605M
      ISBN 100679450904
      LC Control Number96052204


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Reina, who is described as tall, dark, and beautiful, still lives in her home country of Cuba. A remembrance of things past in which several generations of a Cuban family intersect and collide throughout the ornate and highly polished narrative of novelist Garcia (Dreaming in Cuban, ), whose earlier evocations of homeland and exile have been refined to an even greater degree.

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The Aguero half-sisters are Reina, a tall, dark, lusty year-old master electrician who still lives in a room of the Havana apartments once owned by her famous naturalist parents (along with their manuscripts and taxidermy), and Constancia, the petite, pale year-old cosmetics magnate, whose mild-mannered husband is off training as a.

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The story of two Cuban sisters, one living in Cuba, the other in the United States. The novel is at once the tale of a family and of a country, the sisters representing the lot of Cubans who left and those who stayed.

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