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Dear First Love

(2002)
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The numbing rhythm of daily life in poverty-stricken Havana has deadened Danae's mind and spirit. In search of her first true love, Danae returns to the countryside of her adolescence, where the government of Fidel Castro had sent her and other teenagers in the late 1970s to work in the fields under a corrupt and sadistic overseer. It is there, surrounded by a natural world infused with spiritual wonders, that Danae met and fell in love with Tierra Fortuna Munda, a campesino girl her own age. When the adult Danae finds Tierra again, their lives are transformed and their love reborn. But the ultimate test - their return to Havana - still lies before them.

Genre: General Fiction

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Hardback Editions

August 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dear First Love: A Novel
Author(s): Zoe Valdes
ISBN: 0-06-019972-5 / 978-0-06-019972-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

November 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dear First Love: A Novel
Author(s): Zoe Valdes
ISBN: 0-06-095909-6 / 978-0-06-095909-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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April 2003 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Dear First Love
Author(s): Zoe Valdes
ISBN: 0-7322-7770-1 / 978-0-7322-7770-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK