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Sire to ever return to it Mostly because it s so "Are Seven Short Stories Included "seven short stories included this slim volume and every single one of them is packed with the most morose view of relationships ou can imagine Some of this may be due to the fact that it was published in 1994 a Vol au-dessus d'un nid de coucou year in which AIDS was the leading cause of death for Americans between the ages of 25 and 44 Yet even when disease isn t a part of the story every romance is doomed There is no right person Obejas writes We will all love the wrong people and over and over and over And indeed that s all she writes It s written well It s gritty and realistic And it s rather unpleasant I don t think that every story needs to have a happy ending many in real life don t of course but it s hard to keep reading whenou know that the light at the end of the tunnel is simply another train barreling down the tracks to crush The Summer I Wasn't Me you forour idiotic decision to linger clinging to that one last shred of hope It s not just that the endings are unhappy It s that the entire process of every relationship is miserable from start to finish I find real life depressing enough I prefer to spend my time with books that m More like a 35 I really liked The Spouse Above All a Family Man and You Came All The away From Cuba so ou Could Dress Like This There were some stories I just didn t care about but were still ok I like the writing style and it was interesting to read about people living with AIDS because I don t think I ve ever read about something like that I saw this at the library knew nothing about the author but loved the titleI didn t really like her style and found most of the stories depressing I really truly loved it though any one of these stories could be a full novel and I would READ THE HECK out of that too. Ously delves into her own memories of exile and alienation to tell stories about women and men who struggle for wholeness and love. Stro came up Granted Castro didn t really take away the "problem and only added fuel to the fire But that there needed to be a revolution Hell es So eah that "and only added fuel to the fire But that there needed to be a revolution Hell es So eah that just a long way for me to say that I could understand both sides of the story hereThe rest of the stories didn t belong in this book in my opinion I didn t see the purpose of them These three were the best fit for this book but the rest sorry it didn t really fit25 stars overallFor the stories I liked 35 stars overall Wasn t exactly what I expected but was glad I stayed with it The title story was along the lines of what I was looking for while the other stories were about lesbiangay life and the ravages of the HIV epidemic She is a good writer and I liked most of the stories even the ones that made me a little uncomfortable Her description of one character s response to her failed relationships was probably my favorite Almost anyone can relate I had to read this short story for my American class at uni and I loved it It can be heavy sometimes cancer abuse death but the flow of the narration makes it lighter It goes back and forth between her present after they arrived from Cuba and their futureI was really happy to see that it also talks about ff relationships Read this for my Caribbean Women s Writers class at NYU a while back Compelling stories I thoroughly enjoyed these stories Was iffy on the first one but gladly made it through My body s like Africa at the beginning of time he says in a barely audible whisper The cradleland I m housing a most impressive roster of protozoa fungi bacteria single celled parasites all kinds of free living organisms I m the Nile I m Cleopatra herself One of those books that I respect for its craftsmanship and high caliber storytelling but which leaves me with no de. Ight people with AIDS addicts people living marginally just surviving As omniscient narrator to her characters' lives Obejas gener. I only liked a few stories in here The Spouse Forever and We Came All the Way from Cuba So You Could Dress Like This Reason being I "felt that the other stories didn t really belong this collection because it didn t "that the other stories didn t really belong in this because it didn t to talk about Latinx identity and a lesbian identity together These three stories didThe Spouse spoke about the difficulties a woman experienced with having to marry a guy even though she was a lesbian She s also said to have been trying to run away from her Latinx identity presumably as a Mexican So it makes some sense here She wanted to be with a woman and she was becoming Americanized However her family married and blood related remind her that she s Latinx regardlessForever is about a woman who s lesbian and Puerto Rican like me and she writes a column in a newspaper about the difficulties of being gay and a minority Again goes with the book s purpose Other things occur of course but this makes senseNow We Came All the Way from Cuba So You Could Dress Like This focused on Latinx identity than the rest in my opinion but it still showed her difficulties I can kinda get where her parents and herself were coming from honestly She s Cuban like me and her family #had to escape Cuba with her Now I didn t have to escape it My family did #to escape Cuba with her Now I didn t have to escape it My family did I could see where both sides were coming from Fidel Castro was absolutely awful despite how Americans tend to glorify him as amazing and wonderful it s like then why the migration to the United States and other places if he was so amazing Despite how his revolution might have seemed like he was known to abuse human rights including those of my own family HOWEVER I could see where the main character of the story was coming from because honestly There was still a lot of racism and less human rights before Fidel Ca. Achy Obejas writes stories about uprooted people Some like herself are Latino immigrants and lesbians; others are men gay and stra. ,

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    Achy Obejas ´ 6 SUMMARY (PDF READ) [We Came All the Way from Cuba So You Could Dress Like This Stories] I had to read this short story for my American class at uni and I loved it It can be heavy sometimes cancer abuse death but the flow of the n

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    REVIEW We Came All the Way from Cuba So You Could Dress Like This Stories Achy Obejas ´ 6 SUMMARY (PDF READ) [We Came All the Way from Cuba So You Could Dress Like This Stories] I saw this at the library knew nothing about the author but loved the titleI didn't really like her style and found most of the stor

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    (PDF READ) [We Came All the Way from Cuba So You Could Dress Like This Stories] Achy Obejas ´ 6 SUMMARY REVIEW We Came All the Way from Cuba So You Could Dress Like This Stories Read this for my Caribbean Women's Writers class at NYU a while back Compelling stories

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