Square Fish

March 2010

$7.99 US

384p pb

ISBN: 978-0312608712

fp April 2008

The Surrender Tree: poems of Cuba's struggle for freedom

Margarita Engle

from the book...

It is 1896. Cuba has fought three wars for independence and still is not tree. People have been rounded up in reconcentration camps with too little food and too much illness. Rosa is a nurse, but she dares not go to the camps. So she turns hidden caves into hospitals for those who know how to find her.

Black, white, Cuban, Spanish—Rosa does her best for everyone. Yet who can heal a country so torn apart by war? Acclaimed poet Margarita Engle has created another breathtaking portrait of Cuba.

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