A Simple Habana Melody
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A Simple Habana Melody : A Novel

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Returning to Havana after years in Europe where he was tormented by people who believed him to be Jewish, Cuban composer Israel Levis remembers his love for singer Rita Valladares, for whom he wrote the most famous rumba in the world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 25.4mm | 317.51g
  • New York, NY, Australia
  • English
  • Perennial ed
  • 0060928697
  • 9780060928698
  • 1,039,852

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?Pulitzer-winner Hijuelos is at his massively engaging best. A masterpiece of history, music, wonder, and sorrow . Riveting.?Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review) "Pulitzer-winner Hijuelos is at his massively engaging best. A masterpiece of history, music, wonder, and sorrow . Riveting."--Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review) Pulitzer-winner Hijuelos is at his massively engaging best. A masterpiece of history, music, wonder, and sorrow . Riveting. --Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)"
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351 ratings
3.42 out of 5 stars
5 17% (59)
4 31% (110)
3 35% (122)
2 12% (41)
1 5% (19)
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