Before Night Falls by Reinaldo Arenas

Before Night Falls (Spanish: Antes que anochezca: autobiografía) is the 1992 autobiography of Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas, describing his early life in Cuba, his time in prison, and his escape to the United States in the Mariel Boatlift of 1980. It received a favorable review from The New York Times and was on the newspaper's list of the ten best books of 1993. The book was adapted into a film of the same name in 2000, starring Javier Bardem and Johnny Depp.

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Before Night Falls: A Memoir Paperback 4488502 $1.55 2001
Before Night Falls: A Memoir by Reinaldo Arenas (1994-10-01) Paperback 2756517 $9.14 $3.84
Before Night Falls: A Memoir Hardcover 1444513 $48.62 $1.70 1993
Before Night Falls: A Memoir (Penguin Vitae) Kindle Edition 822298 2020
Before the Night Falls: Forebodings of Fascism in India Paperback 6331861 $122.99 2002
Before Night Falls( A Memoir)[BEFORE NIGHT FALLS][Paperback] Paperback 5042448 $17.68 $3.91 1994
Before Night Falls (Legacy of Honor) Paperback 2652272 $64.81 $1.69 1996
Before Night Falls: A Memoir Paperback 87153 $7.05 $1.27 1994