Venceremos

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Rated 4.00/5 based on 1 reviews
Brooklyn-born Jay Cardinale, Vietnam War hero turned deserter, has fled to a commune in Canada. Aching to get back home he gets his shot at redemption in the form of a Faustian bargain: he can have a full pardon if he’ll go to Cuba and assassinate an American radical living there in exile. Jay says “no” only to discover he has no choice. Once there, Jay cuts cane, finds love and more. More

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Words: 87,620
Language: English
ISBN: 9781936447657
About Howard Waxman

Howard Waxman spent the ‘60s in the radical theater movement as a member of the San Francisco Mime Troupe and Broom Street Theater, as well as in the revolutionary film collective San Francisco Newsreel. His plays have been produced by The Lion Theater Company on New York’s Theater Row, at the Vietnam Veterans Theater in NYC, and in Wisconsin at Broom Street Theater and Wisconsin Mime Theater. He was also theater critic for weekly Variety. Venceremos is his first novel.

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Review by: maygettainc on Oct. 19, 2011 :
Good job! This book was an entertaining read - the narrator had a convincing and consistent voice that was evocative of the period. At only a few points did I wish for more editing with regard to the plot - more details needed instead of too much added, thankfully. I found myself swept up in the story - nicely paced.
(reviewed 37 days after purchase)

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