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Return to the City of Rivers

MIGUEL A. Bretos

in Matanzas

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780813038100
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813041568 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813038100.003.0018
Return to the City of Rivers

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This chapter, by way of epilogue, evokes the author's return to his hometown forty-two years after he left it. It observes that although many things have changed, many remain. The author confronts wildly different reactions when he visits former family homes and encounters the new occupants. The derelict condition of cities is notable. A visit to the old Liceo Club highlights the dramatic differences between the old and new Cubas.

Keywords: return; hometown; Liceo Club; Cuba; old Cuba; new Cuba

Chapter.  3529 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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