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Jubana!: The Awkwardly True and Dazzling Adventures of a Jewish Cubana Goddess
by Gigi Anders
The personal story of a Jewish Cuban-American woman describes the Russian and Lithuanian heritages of her immigrant grandparents, her family's struggles to adapt within America while retaining links to their Cuban and Jewish origins, and the author's own experiences of embracing multiple cultures. 30,000 first printing.
Hardcover, 298 pages
Published May 31st 2005 by Rayo
(first published 2005)
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i got this book free from the community college library. the book begins with a bang of sorts, Ms. Anders is witty and descriptive in her memoir of life before Castro, which she still can remember as a very young child. Her family history springs to life before you. However after her family's narrow escape from Castro's reign and their eventual resettling in the Washington DC area, her story stagnates and becomes a haranging bitch session about her private school where she suffers all the first ...more