The Many Voices Reading Circle will meet March 29th at 7:30 p.m at the home of Sally Cummings. Please contact Sally at 201-816-8841 for directions.
The Book Selection is: Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia. Excerpt from Amazon:
“Impressive . . . [Cristina García’s] story is about three generations of Cuban women and their separate responses to the revolution. Her special feat is to tell it in a style as warm and gentle as the ‘sustaining aromas of vanilla and almond,’ as rhythmic as the music of Beny Moré.”—Time
Cristina García’s acclaimed book is the haunting, bittersweet story of a family experiencing a country’s revolution and the revelations that follow. The lives of Celia del Pino and her husband, daughters, and grandchildren mirror the magical realism of Cuba itself, a landscape of beauty and poverty, idealism and corruption. Dreaming in Cuban is “a work that possesses both the intimacy of a Chekov story and the hallucinatory magic of a novel by Gabriel García Márquez” (The New York Times).
If you choose to buy this book please use the amazon link on this website. A portion of the sale will support the congregation.