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Book Title: Los reyes del mambo|
The author of the book: Oscar Hijuelos
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 757 KB
Date of issue: October 31st 2013
ISBN 13: 9786071125576
Read full description of the books Los reyes del mambo:1949. Dos jsvenes cubanos mzsicos salen de la Habana y llegan al gran teatro de Nueva York. Es la temporada del mambo, y los hermanos Castillo, trabajadores durante el dma, pronto se convierten por la noche en estrellas de las salas de baile, en las que su orquesta toca la mzsica sensual y vibrante que los gana el tmtulo de Los Reyes del Mambo. Este es el momento de su juventud-un tiempo que en trienta aqos recordaran con nostalgia y afecto.
Read information about the authorOscar Hijuelos (born August 24, 1951) is an American novelist. He is the first Hispanic to win a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Hijuelos was born in New York City, in Morningside Heights, Manhattan, to Cuban immigrant parents. He attended the Corpus Christi School, public schools, and later attended Bronx Community College, Lehman College, and Manhattan Community College before matriculating into and studying writing at the City College of New York (B.A., 1975; M.A. in Creative Writing, 1976). He then practiced various professions before taking up writing full time. His first novel, Our House in the Last World, was published in 1983 and received the 1985 Rome Prize, awarded by the American Academy in Rome. His second novel, The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, received the 1990 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It was adapted for the film The Mambo Kings in 1992 and as a Broadway musical in 2005.
Hijuelos has taught at Hofstra University and is currently affiliated with Duke University, where he is a member of the faculty of the Department of English.
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