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January Read – Cuba Diaries by Isadora Tattlin…

January 22, 2017

cuba diaries by Isadora Tattlin

When I was leaving Cuba I spoke with a girl who was reading Isadora Tattlin’s book Cuba Diaries that chronicled the early 90’s.  Isadora’s family moved to Cuba due to her husbands expat role and lived a very privileged life compared to the life a Cuban could access.  Formatted and dated as journal entries, Isadora shares openly her education of the way of life in Cuba and notes frequently her position bringing her privileged.  She describes her staff, their wants and needs, the impact the revolution is having on the population and the divide between those who work closely with tourists receiving tips and those do not.

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