The Portable Island: Cubans at Home in the World
Cubans today are at home in diasporas that stretch from Miami to Mexico City to Moscow. Back on the island, watching as fellow Cubans leave, the impact of departure upon departure can be wrenching. How do Cubans confront their condition as an uprooted people? The Portable Island: Cubans at Home in the World offers a stunning chorus of responses, gathering some of the most...more
Paperback, 276 pages
Published October 15th 2008 by Palgrave Macmillan
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A very interesting collection to read. A number of self-identified Cubans (born of Cuban parents, born in Cuba, etc...) talk about their transnational and identity experiences in very different ways and with very different political inclinations. I think the editors could have done a better job of joining the experiences in a somewhat coherent theme, however that did not happen.