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The Mares of Lenin Park Agustin D. Martinez

The Mares of Lenin Park

Agustin D. Martinez

Published May 24th 2013
ISBN : 9780982955857
Paperback
160 pages
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Winner of Prize Americana, The Mares of Lenin Park is the story of Uli, a fourteen-year-old Cuban boy, who struggles to reconcile his deceased fathers heroic past with his mother Gracielas new marriage. Finding it more and more difficult to live inMoreWinner of Prize Americana, The Mares of Lenin Park is the story of Uli, a fourteen-year-old Cuban boy, who struggles to reconcile his deceased fathers heroic past with his mother Gracielas new marriage. Finding it more and more difficult to live in the economic times of Cuba following the fall of the Soviet Union, Uli learns that the Revolutionaries are closer than expected - importing drugs to support the failing economy. These discoveries catapult him into a journey involving work camps, murder, and a voyage at sea.