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Life on the hyphen: the Cuban-American way

Life on the hyphen: the Cuban-American way

Pérez Firmat, Gustavo, 1949-

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. Spanish. English.
Rev. ed.
Published Austin : University of Texas Press 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Gustavo Pérez Firmat
ISBN: 9780292735989, 9780292735996
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-221) and index.
Language note: In English; occasional phrases in Spanish with English translations.
Physical Description: xi, 240 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series: Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture
Subject: Cuban Americans Florida Miami.; Cuban Americans.; Popular culture United States.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Reproduction: Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2014. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Series Title: ACLS Humanities E-Book.; Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture.

Contents

  1. Introduction: The Desi chain
  2. I love Ricky
  3. The man who loved Lucy
  4. A brief history of mambo time
  5. Salsa for all seasons
  6. Rum, rump, and rumba
  7. No man's language
  8. The spell of the hyphen
  9. Epilogue: My repeating island.