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I was never the First Lady : a novel

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First edition.

"A lush, sensuous, and original tale of family, love, and history, set against the backdrop of the Cuban Revolution and its aftermath. Nadia Guerra's mother, Albis Torres, left when Nadia was just ten years old. Growing up, the proponents of revolution promised a better future. Now that she's an adult, Nadia finds that life in Havana hasn't quite matched its promise; instead it has stifled her rebellious and artistic desires. Each night she DJs a radio show government censors block from broadcasting. Frustrated, Nadia finds hope and a way out when she wins a scholarship to study in Russia. Leaving Cuba offers her the chance to find her long lost mother and her real father. But as she embarks on a journey east, Nadia soon begins to question everything shethought she knew and understood about her past. As Nadia discovers more about her family, her fate becomes entwined with that of Celia Sanchez, an icon of the Cuban Revolution-a resistance fighter, ingenious spy, and the rumored lover of Fidel Castro. A tale of revolutionary ideals and promise, Celia's story interweaves with Nadia's search for meaning, and eventually reveals secrets Nadia could never have dreamed"--

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Croton Free Library FICTION/GUERRA (Text)
Fiction
31006151843141
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Mount Vernon Public Library FICTION GUERRA (Text)
Fiction
31018155617579
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New Rochelle Public Library GUERRA (Text)
Fiction
31019156676747
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White Plains Public Library FICTION (Text)
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31544101215903
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Yonkers Grinton I. Will Library FICTION (Text)
Fiction
31035162242845
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