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Find Me in Havana The dazzling true story of one of Hollywood's most celebrated Hispanic actresses and her daughter's search for answersCuba, : When Estelita Rodriguez sings in a hazy Havana nightclub for the very first time, she is nine years old From then on, that spotlight of adorationfrom Havana to New York's Copacabana and then Hollywoodbecomes the one true accomplishment no one can take from her Not theCuban Revolution that drove her family into poverty Not the revolving door of husbands and the fickle world of film Not even the tragic devastation of Castro's revolution that rained down on her loved onesThirty years later, her young adult daughter, Nina Rodriguez, is blindsided by her mother's mysterious, untimely death Seeking answers no one else wants to hear, the grieving Nina navigates the troubling, opulent memories of their life together and discovers how much Estelita sacrificed to live the American dream on her own termsBased on true events and exclusive interviews with the real Nina Rodriguez, Find Me in Havana weaves two unforgettable voices into one extraordinary journey that explores the unbreakable bond between mother and child, and the everchanging landscape of selfdiscovery


About the Author: Serena Burdick

Serena Burdick is the author of the novels GIRL IN THE AFTERNOON St Martin’s Press, and THE GIRLS WITH NO NAMES, forthcoming from Park Row Books in January She is the International Book Award Winner for Historical Fiction She holds an Associates of Arts degree from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in theater and a Bachelors of Arts from Brooklyn College in English literatu.



15 thoughts on “Find Me in Havana

  1. Rachel Rachel says:

    Find Me in Havana by Serena Burdick is an excellent historical fiction (that is written about true characters and events) kept me fascinated and enthralled from beginning to end.

    This novel tells the story of Estelita Rodriguez and her daughter, Nina Lopez (Rodriguez) in alternating chapters and in letter form. Each chapter is written as a journal entry/letter to the other woman. It was wonderful to be able to enter the life a


  2. Nenia ✨️ Socially Awkward Trash Panda ✨️ Campbell Nenia ✨️ Socially Awkward Trash Panda ✨️ Campbell says:

    The premise and cover are kind of giving me Evelyn Hugo vibes.


  3. Alma Alma says:

    This poignant story is based on the life of Cuban singer and actress Estelita Rodriguez, as told to the author by her daughter. During a time when women were supposed to bow to their husband’s wishes, both Mamá and Estelita were cut from a different cloth. Their strength comes out through the pages to inspire today’s women. Read more about this memorable book on my blog You decide: Should I read it or not?:


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