It is the best book on Cuba that I’ve ever read - void of political heat, the pick this side or that side adventure narrative.
Author - Kate Oberdorfer
Kate Oberdorfer is a writer from Tampa, Florida. She studied English and music at Mount Holyoke College, and spent a semester in Havana in 2007. She has returned to the island almost every year since then. Kate wrote her master’s thesis on the Cubans of Union City, New Jersey at the Columbia Journalism School. She is currently finishing her first book in Bethany Beach, DE. Kate loves to cook, sing, and dance and is a diehard Washington Capitals fan.
Pack for a Purpose is a nonprofit organization that enables travelers to take school, medical and other supplies directly to Cuba and other communities around the globe.
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