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Ruth Behar

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Ruth Behar

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Letters from Cuba

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The Vulnerable Observer: An...

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Translated Woman: Crossing ...

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Traveling Heavy: A Memoir i...

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An Island Called Home: Retu...

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Women Writing Culture

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Bridges to Cuba/Puentes a Cuba

4.14 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Everything I Kept: Todo Lo ...

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“I was touched by the honesty and courage that I felt it took for you, an academic, to write a book as personal as this one.”
Ruth Behar, The Vulnerable Observer: Anthropology That Breaks Your Heart

“Now I know why they call sick people by the word 'patient'. The patient has to have patience. Wait and wait and wait and not lose hope" -Ruthie”
Ruth Behar, Lucky Broken Girl

“But wherever I go, I know I will feel most at home with the wounded of the world, who hold their heads up high no matter how broken they may seem.”
Ruth Behar, Lucky Broken Girl

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