Waking in Havana: A Memoir of AIDS and Healing in Cuba

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$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
She Writes Press
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248
Language
English
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Paperback
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9781631526541
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About the Author

Elena Schwolsky, RN, MPH is a nurse, community health educator, activist, and writer who spent a decade as a pediatric nurse at the height of the AIDS epidemic. She has trained AIDS educators in Cuba and Tanzania, and currently teaches community health workers in diverse urban neighborhoods in New York City. Her essays have appeared in The American Journal of Nursing and The Veteran, and her work has been included in the anthologies Storied Dishes: What Our Family Recipes Tell Us About Who We Are and Where We've Been and Reflections on Nursing: 80 inspiring stories on the art and science of nursing. A chapter she cowrote appears in the textbook Children, Families and AIDS: Psychosocial and Therapeutic Issues. Schwolsky is the recipient of an award from the Barbara Deming Money for Women Fund and is proud to be recognized as the madrina (godmother) of Proyecto Memorias, the Cuban AIDS Quilt project.

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2019 Foreword INDIES Finalist in Adult Nonfiction: Grief/Grieving 2020 Eric Hoffer Awards Montaigne Medal Finalist