The Light of a Cuban Son

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Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
Torchflame Books
Publish Date
Pages
290
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.5 X 0.65 inches | 0.82 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781611534351

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About the Author
For as long as he can remember Lorenzo has been an observer, an explorer, and a storyteller.​As a young boy and inspired by old Hollywood movies such as Robin Hood or Prince Valiant, he penned extraordinary tales of heroes rescuing loved ones in distress. ​But most of all, he cherished writing about the summers at his maternal grandparent's farm where no one bullied him and no man ever desired him. ​Alone there, surrounded by Cuba's beautiful countryside, away from the chaos of his Havana home, he would discover his perseverance and strength.He arrived in New York City at seventeen after a two-year exile in Spain without any money, not knowing the language, and lacking the skills to step into a world unlike anything that he had ever known. Against a mountain of obstacles, Lorenzo found a way to make his new country home, attend college, and build a professional and personal life for himself.Today, he lives in Virginia with his husband of over twenty-five years and a spirited Corgi Mix named Lucy Honeychurch in honor of E. M. Forster's A Room with a View.