An Island Called Home: Returning to Jewish Cuba / Edition 1

An Island Called Home: Returning to Jewish Cuba / Edition 1

by Ruth Behar
     
 


Ruth Behar’s An Island Called Home is a kaddish, an offering, dedicated to the exiles and to the children of the exiles and for those wandering still, searching for their homes. May they ‘not be given up for lost.See more details below

Overview


Ruth Behar’s An Island Called Home is a kaddish, an offering, dedicated to the exiles and to the children of the exiles and for those wandering still, searching for their homes. May they ‘not be given up for lost.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813541891
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Map of Cuba (showing places visited)
Running Away from Home to Run toward Home
Part 1
Looking for Henry A Kaddish for the Jews Who Rest in Jewish Cemeteries in Cuba and for Raquel's Mother Who Does Not
Part 2
A Tour of Havana's Synagogues The Kosher Butcher Shop The Shirt That Holds Sadness Los Prinstein In the Realm of Lost Things How to Pack Your Suitcase Enrique Bender's Blue-Green Eyes Remind Me of My Grandfather The Dancing Turk Monday Morning in Luyanó
Danayda Levy's School Report May Day with a Jewish Communist The Whispering Writer The Three Things José Martí Said All Real Men Must Do Einstein in Havana Salomón the Schnorrer Mr. Fisher's Twice-Yearly Gifts Becoming Ruth Berezniak After Everyone Has Left The Ketubah That Became a Passport When I See You Again There Will Be No Pain or Forgetting
Part 3
Traces
Part 4
Simboulita's Parakeet Seven Jewish Weddings in Camagüey Che Waits for a New Frame Pearls Left in Cienfuegos The Moses of Santa Clara A Conversation Next to El Mamey Villa Elisa The Covenant of Abraham Salvador's Three Wives A Beautiful Pineapple The Last Jew of Palma Soriano The Mizrahi Clan in Guantánamo
Part 5
Departures My Room on Bitterness Street How This Book Came to Be a Photojourney Chronology Notes Bibliography Acknowledgments List of Photographs About the Author and Photographer

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >