Anita’s Revolution

Cuba, 1961. Everything is in flux since the revolutionary government under Fidel Castro took control. People are either strongly for the Revolution or strongly, even violently, against it. Cuban teen, Anita Fonseca, volunteers to live in the rural countryside to teach adults how to read and write. More

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  • Category: Fiction » Historical » General
  • Words: 73,490
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9780981253817
About Shirley Langer

Shirley Langer is a Canadian who lived and worked in Cuba for almost five years during the mid 1960s. In Havana, Shirley worked as a translator and ESL teacher. This was only a few years after the country-wide literacy campaign which UNESCO declared to be the single most successful literacy program to date. Shirley currently resides in Victoria British Columbia where she has volunteered as a tutor at Literacy Victoria and sometimes sings in The Gettin’ Higher Choir. Anita’s Revolution is her second book, the first being Road’s End: Tales of Tofino – short stories about the character of that remote village on the wild Pacific coast of Vancouver lsland. Currently, Shirley is writing a memoir of the years she and her family spent running a gorgeous country inn in rural Ontario.

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