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Learning to die in Miami

further confessions of a Cuban boy

by Carlos M. N. Eire

  • 335 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eire, Carlos M. N. -- Childhood and youth,
  • Cuban Americans -- Biography,
  • Refugee children -- Florida -- Miami -- Biography,
  • Miami (Fla.) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Continues: Waiting for snow in Havana / Carlos Eire. New York : Free Press, c2003

    StatementCarlos Eire.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsEire, Carlos M. N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.C97 E36 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23994502M
    ISBN 109781439181904
    LC Control Number2009052286
    OCLC/WorldCa495616830

      Eire's memoir, Learning to Die in Miami, chronicles the years he spent away from his family acclimating to a completely new country -- as well as . His memoir of the Cuban Revolution, Waiting for Snow in Havana (Free Press, ), won the U.S. National Book Award for Nonfiction and has been translated into many languages. A second memoir, Learning to Die in Miami (November ) focuses on the early years of his exile in the United States.

      Learning to die is an awesome read. Suspense and romance with a side of faith. This book will capture you after a few pages and keep you sitting on the edge of your seat throughout the book. I could not put this book down. It is the story of an undercover police woman who witnesses her brother's murder at the hands of a drug cartel member/5. "In Learning to Die in the Anthropocene, Roy Scranton draws on his experiences in Iraq to confront the grim realities of climate result is a fierce and provocative book."—Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History "Roy Scranton lucidly articulates the depth of the climate crisis with an honesty that is all too rare, then calls.

    Read to Learn Books for Free is a program of The Children’s Trust in partnership with Miami Book Fair at Miami Dade College. Our goal is to get more books in the hands of children – books they can keep to read with their families over and over again. We achieve this goal by delivering approximately 4, books per week to 65 free bookshelf.   If we want to learn to live in the Anthropocene, we must first learn how to die. Roy Scranton served in the United States Army from to He is a doctoral candidate in English at Princeton University, and co-editor of “ Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War.”.


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We follow Carlos as he adjusts to life in his new by: 6. Learning to Die goes into more indepth experiences in Carlos' first weeks and months in Miami. There was quite a contrast in treatment between fellow Cubans in Miami, one couple who" cared" for him was in it for the money while the other family, did /5(97).

ENHANCE YOUR BOOK CLUB. Learning to Die to Miami is a brilliant follow up to Carlos Eire’s first memoir, the National Book Award–winner Waiting for Snow in Havana.

Read Eire’s first book and discuss how the two narratives ultimately come together to form his story. Eire makes references to Plato’s cave during his first few years in ed on: J   Learning to Die in Miami picks roughly where Waiting for Snow in Havana leaves off: Carlos and his brother Tony's arrival in Florida after the Pedro Pan airlifts.

The style is almost identical to the one Eire used in his first book, whi/5. Learning to Die in Miami opens as the plane lands and Carlos faces, with trepidation and excitement, his new life.

He quickly realizes that in order for his new American self to emerge, his Cuban self must "die." And so, with great enterprise and purpose, he begins his journey.

We follow Carlos as he adjusts to life in his new home/5(27). Learning to Die Learning to die in Miami book Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy Hardcover – Bargain Price, November 2, by Carlos Eire (Author) out of 5 stars ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5().

In a follow-up to his National Book Award–winning Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy, Eire (History and Religious Studies/Yale Univ.) describes his early years of exile in the United States.

Inat the author and his older brother, Tony, were am children airlifted from Castro’s Cuba to Florida. Learning to Die in Miami NPR coverage of Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy by Carlos Eire.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. As a book grounded in a historical moment, Learning to Die in Miami fills in an important, neglected chapter in the ongoing story of Cuba and the United States.

As a personal history, by embracing his many “deaths,” Eire energetically relates a vibrant, topsy-turvy life as one of Operation Pedro Pan’s “invisible footnotes.”.

14 | learning to die in the anthropocene squeezed out by gangsters, profiteers, fundamentalists, and soldiers. I was a private in the United States Army. This dam-aged world was my new home. If I survived. Two and a half years later, still in the Army but safe and lazy back in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, I.

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Learning to Die in Miami opens as the plane lands and Carlos faces, with trepidation and excitement, his new life. He quickly realizes that in order for his new American self to emerge, his Cuban self must “die.” And so, with great enterprise and purpose, he begins his journey.

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