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Leaving Glorytown: One Boy's Struggle Under Castro

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4.2 out of 5
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Book Description
Eduardo F. Calcines was a child of Fidel Castro's Cuba; he was just three years old when Castro came to power in January 1959. After that, everything changed for his family and his country. When he was ten, his family applied for an exit visa to emigrate to America and he was ridiculed by his schoolmates and even his teachers for being a traitor to his country. But even worse, his father was sent ... More
Book Information
PublisherFarrar Straus & Giroux
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages240
ISBN-100374343942
ISBN-13978-0374343941
Publication Date03/31/2009
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About Eduardo F. Calcines (Author) : Eduardo F. Calcines is a published author of young adult books. A published credit of Eduardo F. Calcines is Leaving Glorytown: One Boy's Struggle Under Castro.
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