Carlos Eire

Carlos Eire is a Cuban-American author and historian, best known for his memoir 'Waiting for Snow in Havana,' which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2003. He is also a professor of history and religious studies at Yale University.


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  1. 1. Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy

    The book is a memoir of a young boy's life in Havana, Cuba, during the 1950s, just before and during the Cuban Revolution. It vividly depicts the boy's privileged, idyllic childhood filled with joy and adventure, which is abruptly disrupted by the political upheaval that leads to his exile to the United States. The narrative is a poignant exploration of loss, identity, displacement, and the enduring emotional impact of childhood experiences.

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