Learning to die in Miami : confessions of a refugee boy / Carlos Eire.
Other Titles: Waiting for snow in Havana.
Author: Eire, Carlos M. N.
Edition: 1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2011.
ISBN: 9781439181911 (pbk.)
Description: x, 307 p. : 22 cm.
Subject: Eire, Carlos M. N. Childhood and youth.
Cuban Americans Biography.
Refugee children Florida Miami Biography.
Miami (Fla.) Biography.
Notes: Continues: Waiting for snow in Havana / Carlos Eire. New York : Free Press, c2003
Includes reading group guide.
Summary: A stranger in a strange land, Eire (Waiting for Snow in Havana), one of 14,000 children airlifted out of Cuba in Operation Peter Pan in 1962, describes the classic American immigrant experience in Miami, Fla., with a mix of insightful observation, humor, and heartfelt emotion.