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By Alberto González Rivero

during this vigorous memoir, instructed with attractive wit and emotion, Alberto Gonzales Rivero presents an intimate examine Cuba following the Revolution lower than Fidel Castro—a standpoint few North american citizens ever encounter.

By integrating historical past into his own narrative, Alberto presents a decent inspect the tradition and society of Cuba this day. From the literacy crusade throughout the cave in of the Soviet Union to the present demanding situations of tourism and the twin forex approach, this e-book offers a distinct point of view on Cuba from a guy who really is aware it. Alberto’s tale personalizes the Cuban adventure and should swap readers’ standpoint on Cuba whereas at the same time inspiring them to pursue their goals regardless how difficult.

Alberto Gonzales, bad state boy, masters English, earns his college measure and embarks on a shiny educating destiny. without warning financial catastrophe moves his kin and just about all Cuban households through the "Special interval" of the1990s after the Soviet cave in. Alberto, now the younger father of 2 little daughters, struggles mightily to maintain nutrition at the desk. simply whilst issues are having a look in particular grim, an opportunity come across with Reverend Raul Suarez of the Martin Luther King heart in Havana presents him with the opportunity to make use of his unique reward and coaching in languages because the interpreter for vacationing delegations—and ultimately as a translator for Fidel Castro himself.

Most Cuban tales are written through those that have emigrated to the U.S. and now not comprehend Cuba at the present time. the writer of this memoir proudly loves Cuba, his life-long domestic. Alberto is an lively ambassador for his kingdom, introducing its tradition and its attractive humans to traveling delegations from the world over. He does greater than translate conversations. He interprets Cuba! Proud to be a Cuban he is still thankful for the revolution that gave humans like himself the opportunity to develop and be successful. a huge e-book! a pleasant read!

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