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Leaving Glorytown : one boy's struggle under Castro / Eduardo F. Calcines.

By: Calcines, Eduardo F.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, �2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: 221 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0374343942; 9780374343941.Subject(s): Calcines, Eduardo F. -- Juvenile literature | Calcines, Eduardo F | Calcines, Eduardo F | Calcines, Eduardo F | Castro, Fidel, 1926- | Cubans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Refugees -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Cuba -- History -- 1959-1990 -- Juvenile literature | Cubans -- Biography | Refugees -- United States -- Biography | Cuba -- History -- 1959-1990 | Cubans | Refugees | Cuba | United States | Cubans -- Biography | Refugees -- United States -- Biography | Cuba -- History -- 1959- | Autobiography | 1959-1990Genre/Form: Biography. | History. | Juvenile works.DDC classification: 972.9106/4092 | B Online resources: Table of contents | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
Coming to Glorytown -- The revolution -- The Bay of Pigs -- Our last noche buena -- More changes -- Stories to ease the pain -- T�io William's arrest -- 149901 -- Gusanos -- Remember the Lord -- More goodbyes -- Panetelas de vainilla -- The ashes of spring -- La Natividad -- Nguyen Van Troy -- Papa's homecoming -- Se�nora Santana -- A taste of freedom -- Planning to escape -- Flight to freedom.
A Junior Library Guild selectionSummary: When Eduardo Calcines was three years old, Communists took control of Cuba. Eleven years passed before Calcines and his family were finally able to leave the country. Now sixty-three, Calcines, a successful American businessman, recounts what it was like to grow up under Fidel Castro's rule.
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Coming to Glorytown -- The revolution -- The Bay of Pigs -- Our last noche buena -- More changes -- Stories to ease the pain -- T�io William's arrest -- 149901 -- Gusanos -- Remember the Lord -- More goodbyes -- Panetelas de vainilla -- The ashes of spring -- La Natividad -- Nguyen Van Troy -- Papa's homecoming -- Se�nora Santana -- A taste of freedom -- Planning to escape -- Flight to freedom.

When Eduardo Calcines was three years old, Communists took control of Cuba. Eleven years passed before Calcines and his family were finally able to leave the country. Now sixty-three, Calcines, a successful American businessman, recounts what it was like to grow up under Fidel Castro's rule.

Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning UG 4.7 9.

A Junior Library Guild selection

Accelerated Reader Grades 9-12 4.7 9 Quiz 129824 English non-fiction.

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