By Oscar Hijuelos
"Savor the mysterious strength of a master's pentimento." --Los Angeles Times
"It takes loads of nerve and talent to tug off anything as wealthy as Beautiful MarÍa of My Soul, yet pull it off Hijuelos does." --Cleveland simple Dealer
"I fell immediately in love with the fantastic soul of Beautiful María of My Soul. Hijuelos has created and taken to lifestyles loved characters, a heart-stealing heroine and Havana in the course of an epoch of fixing fate." --Amy Tan, bestselling writer of The pleasure success Club
In Beautiful María of My Soul, Oscar Hijuelos returns to the passionate story he all started two decades in the past in The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love.
María is the nice Cuban attractiveness who stole musician Nestor Castillo's middle and broke it, inspiring him to put in writing the Mambo Kings' greatest hit, "Beautiful María of My Soul.'" Now in her sixties and residing as an exile in Miami, María continues to be a good looks, nonetheless able to turning heads. yet whereas she left Cuba many years in the past, she hasn't ever forgotten Nestor. As she thinks again to her days--and nights--in Havana, a wholly new viewpoint at the Mambo Kings tale unfolds. Beautiful María of My Soul is a beautiful act of reinvention, and one other modern vintage from a very gifted author.
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