The Mambo Kings Play Songs of LoveUnknown - 1989
It's 1949 and two young Cuban musicians make their way up from Havana to the big arena of New York, where they are workers by day, stars of dance halls by night. Hijuelos's marvelous portrait of the Castillo brothers, their families, their fellow musicians and lovers, their triumphs and tragedies, re-creates the sights and sounds of an era in music and an unsung moment in American life.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1989.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: HIJU
Characteristics: 407 p. ; 24 cm.
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