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The Havana Habit
by Gustavo Perez-Firmat


Overview - An acclaimed poet and critic presents an affectionate examination of Cuba in America's cultural imagination. "This short, breezy, and often amusing examination of American perceptions of Cuba is both timely and informative. . . . Perez Firmat has handled this topic with a light, humorous touch without diminishing its more serious aspects."-Jay Freeman, Booklist "Mr.  Read more...

 
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Overview
An acclaimed poet and critic presents an affectionate examination of Cuba in America's cultural imagination. "This short, breezy, and often amusing examination of American perceptions of Cuba is both timely and informative. . . . Perez Firmat has handled this topic with a light, humorous touch without diminishing its more serious aspects."-Jay Freeman, Booklist "Mr. Perez Firmat catalogs the ways in which Cuba has influenced American tastes and infiltrated American culture . . . to suggest the pride of place Havana once had in the American imagination."-Eric Felten, Wall Street Journal "A tale of two closely tied cultures, The Havana Habit is told with both elan and humor."-Oscar Hijuelos, author of The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780300177893
  • ISBN-10: 0300177895
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publish Date: February 2012
  • Page Count: 245
  • Dimensions: 7.88 x 5.35 x 0.67 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.63 pounds


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Books > History > Social History
Books > History > Caribbean & West Indies - Cuba
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