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A Simple Habana Melody (From When the World Was Good) [Havana]

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199820

ISBN: 0060175699

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, advance promotional copy. Signed by author without inscription on half-title page. Top page ridge faintly foxed. 2002 Hard Cover. 342 pp. 8vo. It is 1947 and Israel Levis, a Cuban composer whose life had once been a dream of music, love and sadness, is returning to Habana, Cuba, from Spain, where he has just recovered from the physical and spiritual malaise resulting from his experiences in Paris, then Buchenwald, during the Nazi occupation of France. (A devout Catholic, Levis had been mistakenly identified as a Jew because of his name.) When Levis arrives back in Habana, after... View more info

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Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien: A Novel

By: Hijuelos, Oscar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2274121

ISBN: 0374158150

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Top edge lightly foxed. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 484 pp. 8vo. In The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien, Oscar Hijuelos brings to life the rambunctious Montez O'Brien family. In a small Pennsylvania town, Nelson O'Brien runs the Jewel Box Movie Theater, raising 14 daughters and a son with his wife, Mariela Montez. Through the eyes of Margarita, the eldest daughter, the lives, loves and tragedies of the Montez O'Briens and their complex family relationships unfold. While reflecting o... View more info