Masticate and Swallow: A Cuban-American Childhood (Paperback)

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Description


Fabio A. Hurtado was born in La Habana, Cuba at Hijas de Galicia Hospital in February 1971. He attended Cuban schools until 5th grade, leftCuba in November of 1980, and eventually grew up Elizabeth, New Jersey. The stories in this memoir document life in Cuba in the late 1970s as well as the author's immigrant experience growing up in the United States. With humor and through memorable stories, the author explores loss, family, poverty, memories, as he struggles to be Cuban and American.

About the Author


FABIO Alberto Hurtado was born in La Habana, Cuba at Hijas de Galicia Hospital in February 1971. He attended Cuban schools until 5th grade and left Cuba in September of 1980. After three months in Costa Rica, Fabio, his mother, and step-father moved to the United States and settled in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Fabio has a B.A. in English, Philosophy, and Religion from Kean University and an M.A. in Theology from Holy Apostles Seminary. His first year as an educator came in 1994-1995 as a 4th grade teacher in Baltimore. He has been an educator for 23 years with experience in middle school and high school classrooms as an English, Spanish, and Theology teacher. Since 2008 Fabio has been a teacher and administrator at an independent school in North Carolina.Fabio is married to Teresita and has seven children and three grandchildren.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780930549541
ISBN-10: 0930549546
Publisher: Termino Editorial
Publication Date: December 21st, 2017
Pages: 104
Language: English