Letters of Love & Hope: The Story of the Cuban Five by Nancy MorejonLetters of Love & Hope: The Story of the Cuban Five by Nancy Morejon

Letters of Love & Hope: The Story of the Cuban Five

byNancy MorejonEditorAlice Walker

Paperback | September 11, 2005

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Introduced by Alice Walker and with a preface by Cuban poet Nancy Morejon, this book includes excerpts from diaries and letters from and to children, wives, and parents of the five Cubans imprisoned in the United States for espionage," providing a glimpse of how ordinary families strive to maintain connections in extraordinary circumstances.It also includes a succinct legal analysis of the case by attorney Leonard Weinglass, outlining how it has significantly violated both international law and the US Constitution.It's a book about human dignity and hope, with echoes of the Elian Gonzalez controversy and the Rosenberg case, blurbed by Angela Davis, Nadine Gordimer, and Mumia Abu-Jamal. "
Nancy Morejon is the best known and most widely translated woman poet of post-revolutionary Cuba and regularly tours the United States. Her work addresses contemporary issues of ethnicity, gender, history, politics, and Afro-Cuban identity. Alice Walker has received numerous awards for her fiction, non-fiction and poetry, including the...
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Title:Letters of Love & Hope: The Story of the Cuban FiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:190 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:September 11, 2005Publisher:Ocean PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1920888233

ISBN - 13:9781920888237

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