Set in Cuba and Chicago, Mango Rain is a perfectly instructed tale of intrigue, love, separation and hope. it's a relatives story. The author’s descriptions of the luscious, tropical island are scrumptious. Readers will savour the flavour of the Cuba so few humans recognize. Dr. Arias’ own background and data offer her with a distinct viewpoint into the minds, hearts, fears and aspirations of a humans dwelling in a closed society contrasted with Cubans dwelling the yank dream.
Readers will event the ethos of Cubans and Cuban american citizens. Authentically shared, it unfolds in the course of the eyes of Anaís, a winning Cuban-American businesswoman who used to be followed through a non-Latino relatives at a truly younger age at first of the Cuban Revolution.
Now 38 years previous, rising from the emotional reverberations of a sad motor vehicle coincidence that took the lives of her husband and her adoptive mom and dad, Anaís is chosen to hitch a month-long diplomatic exchange project to the rustic of her beginning, the place her multi-language abilities should be key to the good fortune of the mission. Chicago is her domestic, but she is familiar with she had one other domestic, Cuba. although too younger to recollect whatever approximately her start relations or the place she was once born, she stocks with long-time good friend and colleague, Richard that she’s either excited and a bit petrified of what she might or won't locate whilst she arrives.
Her diplomatic trip from Chicago to Havana, intertwined together with her interest approximately who she relatively is, and her love of attractiveness, nature and folks, set her on a awesome event of unusual self-discovery. studying in regards to the conditions of her adoption, the revelation of kin nonetheless in Cuba and the overpowering guilt of getting lived a snug lifestyles in Chicago whereas these in Cuba did with no quite a bit, eventually places her in grave danger.
Readers will experience Anaís’ trip to Havana and past into the lessor identified parts of Cuba, savoring the nutrition, song and traditions of the hidden Cuba. The eye-opening revelation of what loving mom and dad will do to save lots of their young children is heart-rending. both touching is the pleased and hopeful nature of a those that have lived in a repressive society making a song, dancing and savoring the instant. stick with Anaís as she navigates a geopolitical minefield to accomplish what her beginning mom and dad desired.
no matter if you're one of many greater than million Cuban americans residing within the US, or one of many hundreds of thousands who love an outstanding tale with a distinct curiosity in an strange environment, you are going to fall in love with the atmosphere, the tale and the fantastic characters in Mango Rain and thirst for more.
Mango Rain is to be had in either English and Spanish versions.