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I also hate it when men lie to me. It's not becoming, and they're rarely very good at it.
I knew this call wasn't to announce Fidel Castro's death—every Cuban exile 's dream come true—so my enthusiasm for picking up was severely limited.
Dawn was just breaking, and our bedroom was filling with pale light that filtered in through the white wooden window blinds.
Getting behind the wheel in Miami wasn't for the cowardly or weak of heart. Driving just a few blocks at certain times of day was enough to provoke the worst sort of road rage.
The gamblers' blood that flowed through Mama's and Papa's veins influenced every decision they had made in their lives. It seemed perfectly normal for us to trust a roll of the dice to decide where we lived, attended school, went on vacation, took jobs, and whom we married.
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For me writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz. Much of the time life is a sort of rhythmic progression of three characters. If one tells oneself that life is like that, one feels it less arbitrary.
July 13, 1949
Carolina Garcia-Aguilera is a Cuban-born American writer. She has written ten novels including the Lupe Solano mystery series. Her latest novel is Magnolia.
Bloody Waters: A Lupe Solano Mystery (1996)
Bloody secrets (1998)
Bloody Shame: A Lupe Solano Mystery (1997)
Havana Heat (2000)
A miracle in paradise (1999)
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