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Wendy Guerra’s novel Todos se van (“Everybody’s Going”), which won the Bruguera Prize in 2006, is a semi-autobiographical story about a girl’s coming of age in Revolutionary Cuba. This first novel captures—more incisively and powerfully than any other I can think of—the strange complexities and contradictions of daily life in Cuba.
Charles Hatfield is an assistant professor of literary studies and an associate director of the Center for Translation Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas.
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