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The mambo kings play songs of love

by Oscar Hijuelos

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Published by Perennial Classics in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Cuban Americans -- Fiction.,
    • Musicians -- Fiction.,
    • Brothers -- Fiction.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementOscar Hijuelos.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3558.I376 M36 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination452 p. ;
      Number of Pages452
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL50031M
      ISBN 100060955457
      LC Control Number99053997

      The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love is novel that is interesting for not only its great, (and unfortunate) story but also its reflection of an era of great music and an ethnic culture that heavily influenced NYC and eventually the country/5. ''The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love'' follows a family and a culture from one world to the next in the form of several generations of Latin music. The habanera, the rumba, the son - all made their way from Cuba to America, to be translated, truncated and elaborated for .

      Oct 14,  · Pulitzer Prize Winner Oscar Hijuelos Dies At 62 Novelist Oscar Hijuelos was the first Latino writer to win the prize for fiction, for his second novel, The Mambo Kings Play Songs of . This is a golden time that thirty years later will be remembered with deep affection. In The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, Oscar Hijuelos has created an enthralling novel about passion and loss, memory and desire. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.5/5(1).

      Oscar Hijuelos won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love. It is a is a wonderful period piece of the early 's, where night clubs had dance contests, men wore zoot suits, and women hoped that all the lace and garter belts and perfume would help them find the man to 4/5(9). Oscar Hijuelos, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, was born in New York City and educated at the City College of New York. Hijuelos's novels Our House in the New World () and The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), deal with Cubans who immigrated to 4/5(9).


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Goodreads members who liked The Mambo Kings Play Songs. The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love is a novel by Oscar Hijuelos about the lives of two Cuban brothers and musicians, Cesar and Nestor Castillo, who leave their native country, emigrating to the United States and settling in New York City in the early s.

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