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The Lost Apple: Operation Pedro Pan, Cuban Children in the U.S., and the Promise of a Better Future

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From 1960 to 1962, 14,048 Cuban minors arrived in Miami. María de los Angeles Torres was six years old when she took part in this massive airlift-now known as Operation Pedro Pan-in which parents, terrified that the new communist government would ship their children to Soviet work camps, sent them instead to America. Torres examines the event from both a historical and a p ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published August 15th 2004 by Beacon Press (first published 2003)
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I'll be brief. There is a lot of fantastic information in here, and the actual accounts are worth reading. However, the rest is so, so very dry. It needs to come with a drink. Or twelve.
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