Lourdes Florido

Biography

Lourdes R. Florido was born in Havana, Cuba, but spent her childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, where her family became part of a community of refugee families known as the "Kansas City Cubans." Florido worked as a print journalist and has been published in a number of newspapers and magazines. She received a First Place Award of Merit from The Writer's Network of South Florida for her non-fiction piece, "The Cuban Me." White Trees received an Honorable Mention in the Independent Publisher Book Awards. Currently, Florido works as an English professor and freelance writer. She resides in Florida with her husband, two children, and dog.

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White Trees
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010 by CyPress Publications. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Miranda has a dilemma. She loves Frank, a tall, blond, baseball star. She also loves Lucio, the artist who creates beautiful fantasy paintings on the sidewalks. Frank loves her very much, but Lucio understands Miranda’s heart. She must decide between them while dealing with an alcoholic father, an absentee mother, a grandfather lost in the past, and gang violence.

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