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Author Moore, Carlos.

Title Pichón : a memoir : race and revolution in Castro's Cuba / Carlos Moore.

Publication Info. Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  92 MOORE    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 395 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-376) and index.
Contents The Cuba of my birth -- My heroes, the Jorocóns -- Child of reason: daddy's favorite -- Child of anger: my mother's blot -- Under death's shadow: a family in tatters -- Big Mulatto returns: the racial divide -- Season of guns: the merciless Civil War -- Coming to America -- First steps in the land of the free -- My first love -- The real life: my Bohemian fling -- Leaning to the left -- What is a woman? -- Encounter with myself -- Twin stars in my sky -- White warrior -- Showers of blood -- Dancing with the revolution -- Neither white nor black -- Nightmare -- An appeal to Fidel -- Shattered mirror -- Interned -- The coldest of Octobers -- Gift from the Orishas -- Adiós, Cuba! -- Frozen fear -- Return to a wounded country -- Shadows of power -- Exiles within -- A return to self.
Subject Moore, Carlos.
Race discrimination -- Cuba.
Cuba -- Race relations.
ISBN 9781556527678
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