The Cuban Castaway
By C.J. Cannino
Published: February 5, 2012.
The Cuban Castaway is the story of Jorge
Esquival, a young boy who survives a shipwreck during which he witnesses the drowning of his
mother and nine other Cuban immigrants who
are trying to enter the United States illegally.
The Cuban Castaway is a young adult novel
about family, Cuban culture and immigration.