La Americana is the story of Melanie Bowden Simón, who, at
the age of twenty-five, left her job at Tina Brown’s Talk
magazine following the death of her mother and decided to take a
vacation in Havana, Cuba, with a friend. Little did she know that
she would meet and fall in love with a Cuban man named Luis and
dive headlong into a culture defined by beauty, humor, and grace
within the unnerving realities of communism.
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