The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love Summary
Oscar Hijuelos

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The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love Summary

Oscar Hijuelos's novel The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love was published in 1989, and soon became a huge international bestseller. It tells the story of Cesar Castillo, an aged musician who once had a small amount of fame when he and his brother appeared on an episode of I Love Lucy in the 1950s. The book chronicles Cesar's last hours as he sits in a seedy hotel room, drinking and listening to recordings made...

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