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The distance between Cuba and the United States: tantalizingly close yet worlds apart. When a beautiful showgirl married to Cuba's most famous baseball player escapes to the sea, only a boy and a boat and a belief in the "American Dream" keep her afloat. Planning to rendezvous with her husband after an exhibition game in El Norte, the showgirl risks everything only to disc ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published May 1st 2013 by Citylit Press
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I read this book on a plane from DC to Oklahoma, and it left me wiping tears and hoping those seated around me couldn't see how emotional I felt! I wasn't ready for it to end; that being said, it ended beautifully. I felt like I was in the hands of a writer who knew what he was doing, and I enjoyed every minute of it.
Tim Wendel is an award-winning novelist and journalist. He is the author of 13 books, including Summer of '68: The Season When Baseball, and America, Changed Forever and Castro's Curveball: A Novel. His stories have appeared in Gargoyle and The Potomac Review, and his articles in The New York Times, Esquire, GQ, Washingtonian and USA Today. A writer-in-residence at Johns Hopkins University, Tim ...more
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