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Ernesto Mestre-Reed
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Ernesto Mestre-Reed was born in Guantánamo, Cuba, in 1964. His family emigrated to Madrid, Spain, in 1972 and later that year to Miami, Florida. He is the author of the novel The Lazarus Rumba, teaches creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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The Second Death of Unica Aveyano

Written by Ernesto Mestre-Reed


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 9, 2004
Price: $13.00

One night in April, Única Aveyano sneaks out of her Miami nursing home and wanders toward the sea. Whether she intends to end her life or simply look at the ocean depends on whom you believe. She leaves behind her husband, a devoted nurse, the solicitude of her family—and the images... Read more >
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The Second Death of Unica Aveyano

Written by Ernesto Mestre-Reed


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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