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Carlos Eire on his Memoir, Learning to Die in Miami

Monday, December 06, 2010

Carlos Eire discusses leaving Havana to come to America with his brother when he was 11 years old—along with his brother and thousands of other children—to begin their new life in Miami in 1962. His new memoir, Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy, the follow-up to his 2003 National Book Award–winning memoir Waiting for Snow in Havana, follows him as he adjusts to life in his new home: learning English, attending American schools, and an uncertain future.

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Comments [2]

john from office

Len, I thought Cuba was a paradise.

Dec. 06 2010 01:23 PM
James

I think the guest means the Shiite uprising in southern Iraq, not the Khurds. Our no fly zone allowed Khurditsan to establish their own democratic state.

Dec. 06 2010 01:22 PM

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