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Beantown Cubans

3.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  20 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
A witty, warm-hearted novel of friendship, family and finding a place to call home.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published August 1st 2009 by Kensington (first published 2009)
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Kenn Espinosa
Aug 26, 2014 Kenn Espinosa rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. It is about friendship, and the people we encounter in life. It gives you an insight of how each character with different personalities handle life situations as they undergo through change.

Once I started reading the first page, I was addicted! Every page makes you wonder what's going to happen next, it has a good flow of narrative events, and it also brings out so much emotions.

The story in this book gave me all kinds of feels, from being giddy, to being mad, I eve
Dec 27, 2012 Alan rated it really liked it
I decent gay novel about a few men in Boston. Takes place around Thanksgiving/Christmas which made it perfect to read in December. It's a nice break away from deeper, more intense thriller novels I've been reading.
Jun 05, 2010 Mark rated it it was ok
Although this book had a little charm to it, the author did not deliver well. Unrealistic dialogue that was too descriptive and "on the nose," repetitive passages, and an overuse of character tics made the story too plastic.

An example of the dialogue I can turn to from the end of the book is when the two main characters are having a drink together in Miami. They are discussing three people at another table. The two can clearly see them, but the character makes this comment after talking about t
Aug 14, 2014 peter rated it liked it
it was a good book love the friendship between the leads and the religonship with one of the leads mother its a good story
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Johnny Diaz is a gay Cuban-American author currently writing contemporary gay and Hispanic fiction. He is also a features reporter at the South Florida Sun Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale. Before that, he was a reporter at The Boston Globe for 10 years where he wrote Business features about New England media and articles about pop culture, style trends, Hispanic-related stories and Boston neighborhood ...more
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