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Thoughts Without Cigarettes

A Memoir

by Oscar Hijuelos

Hardcover, 367 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27.50 |


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A Memoir
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love shares insights into the people and places that inspired his best-selling works, describing his early upbringing as the son of a Cuban hotel worker in a multicultural Manhattan neighborhood, a childhood illness in Cuba and more. 25,000 first printing.

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