Rachel's Song

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ISBN 978-0-915306-87-9
Publication Date
July 1995
Page Count
125 pages
Trim Size
5.5 x 8.5

Rachel's Song

Miguel Barnet

A portrait of the glamorous and energetic world of Havana, Cuba, during the 1920s and 1930s centers around the popular nightspot, the Alhambra Theater, and Rachel, the dazzling star of a troupe of rumberos, rhumba dancers, that performs there.
About the Author

Miguel Barnet (born January 27, 1940) is a Cuban writer, novelist and ethnographer. He studied sociology at the University of Havana, under Fernando Ortiz , the pioneer of Cuban anthropology. Fernando Ortíz's studies of Afro-Cuban cultures influenced many of the themes, both literary and scholarly, of Barnet.