Author:Hijuelos, Oscar


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Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, Easton Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005134

Condition: New

This book is still in the original publishers shrinkwrap. This very important novel was originally published in 1989 and it became an international bestseller. It won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1990 and that was the first time that the Prize had been given to a hispanic author. The novel chronicles the story of Cesar, an older musician. Now, towards the end of his life he is living in a cheap hotel, getting drunk, and listening to the recordings made by him and his band. His mind contains his entire past annd we are shown a true and believable picture of pre-Castro Cuba and the life tha... View more info