Castro's Daughter (Paperback)

An Exile's Memoir of Cuba

By Alina Fernandez

St. Martin's Griffin, 9780312242930, 272pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1999

List Price: 13.95*
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"Mommy, mommy, call him. Tell him to come here right away. I have so many things to tell him!"

I had a ton of things to tell him. I wanted him to find a solution to all the shortages of: clothes; of meat, so it would again be distributed through the ration books.

I also wanted to ask him to give our Christmas back. And to come live with us. I wanted to let him know how much we really needed him...

Fidel didn't answer my letter. I kept writing him letters from a sweet and well-behaved child, a brave but sad girl. Letters resembling those of a secret, spurned lover...

About the Author

Alina Fernandez is currently living in exile in Spain

Praise For Castro's Daughter: An Exile's Memoir of Cuba

"A tantalizing prospect for anyone who is curious about the private life of Castro." --Mirta Ojito, The New York Times