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Take Me With You Carlos Fr As, An Award Winning Journalist And The American Born Son Of Cuban Exiles, Grew Up Hearing About His Parents Homeland Only In Parables Their Cuba, The One They Left Behind Four Decades Ago, Was Ethereal It Existed, For Him, Only In Their Anecdotes, And In The Family That Remained In Cuba Merely Ghosts On The Other End Of A Telephone.Until Fidel Castro Fell Ill.Sent To Cuba By His Newspaper As The Country Began Closing To Foreign Journalists In August 2006, Fr As Begins The Secret Journey Of A Lifetime Twelve Days In The Land Of His Parents That Experience Led To This Evocative, Spectacular, And Unforgettable Memoir Take Me With You Is Written Through The Unique Eyes Of A First Generation Cuban American Seeing The Forbidden Country Of His Ancestry For The First Time Take Me With You Provides A Fresh View Of Cuba, Devoid Of Overt Political Commentary, Focusing Instead On The Gritty, Tangible Lives Of The People Living In Castro S Cuba Fr As Takes In The Island Nation Of Today And Attempts To Reconstruct What The Past Was Like For His Parents, Retracing Their Footsteps, Searching For His Roots, And Discovering His History The Book Creates Lasting And Unexpected Ripples Within His Family On Both Sides Of The Florida Straits And On The Author Himself.

10 thoughts on “Take Me With You

  1. says:

    Take Me With YouBy Carlos FriasWhile attending the St Petersburg Times Festival of Reading at USF, St Petersburg, FL this October, I found Carlos Fr as reading from his book Take Me With You In the audience were his wife, Christy and three charming daughters Elise, Amelia and Catalina His words caught my attention and I purchased his book.This is a poignant story of a journalist of Cuban heritage, who travels to Cuba on assignment by The Palm Beach Post to report on the story of the health Take Me With YouBy Carlos FriasWhile attending the St Petersburg Times Festival of Reading at USF, St Petersburg, FL this October, I found Carlos Fr as reading from his book Take Me With You In the audience were his wife,...

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    My basis of understanding Cuba comes from a grad school friend whose parents fled Castro s revolution, leaving behind everything The mother, who was pregnant at the time, never really got over what had happened and her later years were full of emotional pain So it was with this family in mind that I picked up the book during a memoir phase and it turned out to be one of the best contemporary memoirs I have read.A Miami based journalist, Fr as recounts his own 2006 trip to Cuba to cover the pol My basis of understanding Cuba comes from a grad school friend whose parents fled Castro s revolution, leaving behind everything The mother, who was pregnant at the time, never really got over what had happened and her later years were full of emotional pain ...

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    I loved this book Carlos Frias is a journalist in South Florida Born in the United States, his parents, aunts, and uncles are emigrated from Cuba after Castro took over So Cuba, for him, was a land of stories, fables, and dreams When Castro took ill, Frias was sent by his newspaper to the island for 12 days During the trip, Frias was overcome by emotion as he met for the first time, people who were important to his family My prayer is that he and his parents are able to freely visit Cuba i I loved this book Carlos Frias is a journalist in South Florida Born in the United States, his parents, aunts, and uncles are emigrated from Cuba after Castro took over So Cuba, for him, was a land of stories, fables, and dreams When Castro ...

  4. says:

    Carlos Frias writes about visiting Cuba just as Castro got ill Two things his passport did not reveal 1 He was a journalist 2 His parents were Cuban refugees This is an inside look at life in Cuba now and 50 years ago The power and self discovery of gatherin...

  5. says:

    A great true story about growing up in Cuba Sad, funny, and an insight into how Cuba still is since the 60 s.

  6. says:

    What a beautiful book By the time I crashed into the last few chapters, I was weeping along with Carlos and his family.

  7. says:

    Fascinating look at Cuba and the effect of the Revolution on one family.

  8. says:

    Carlos Frias is a Cuban American living in South Florida He is the son of Cuban migr s that left Cuba in the years after Fidel Castro took power in 1959 Carlos was born in America and only knows Cuba from the memories that his extended family have told him over the years Mr Frias works as a sportswriter for a Florida newspaper and when Fidel Castro falls ill in 2006 the paper sends him to Cuba to report what he can Take Me With You is the personal story of what the young Mr Frias finds Carlos Frias is a Cuban American living in South Florida He is the son of Cuban migr s that left Cuba in the years after Fidel Castro took power in 1959 Carlos was born in America and only knows Cuba from the memories that his extended family have told ...

  9. says:

    What an incredible book If you have even a passing interest in what life is like in Cuba today, read this book Carlos Frias goes to from Miama to Cuba via Cancun to visit the families of his Cuban refugee parents He is an undercover journalist taking notes and pictures and interviewing family members in and around Havana In the US, we hear about the free medical care in Cuba, but what we don t hear is that people must take their own sheets and gowns if they want clean ones at the hospital What an incredible book...

  10. says:

    I really enjoyed reading this memoir Frias takes you off the tourist s yellow brick road and into the heart of a very broken nation Of all the books I have read since returning from Cuba, this one opened the curtain the most onto a stage in which absolutely nothing is as it seems He describes what goes on in Cuban households on a daily basis It is incredibly sad to know what these poor people must endure just to survive I highly recommend this if you want to try to understand the current I really enjoyed reading thi...

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