Waiting for Snow in Havana - Confessions of a Cuban Boy Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Carlos Eire
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Chapter 1 | Chapter 2

• The year is 1959, and Carlos's father, Louis XVI, announces that Fidel Castro has overthrown President Batista.

• Earlier, Carlos and his family had gotten caught in an exchange of gunfire, in which a stranger used Marie Antoinette as a human shield.

Chapter 3 | Chapter 4

• The author describes Havana in 1958 as a beautiful place, full of blue water and adventure.

• Louis XVI, a powerful judge, has an impressive art collection, including many pieces of which Carlos is afraid.

• Carlos gets into a fight at his Catholic school and defeats the bully.

• One day, school dismisses early because of shootings at the presidential palace.

Chapter 5 | Chapter 6

• Carlos and his friends have a game in which they see who can hold on to the pesticide-spraying Jeep the longest.

• Some of the neighborhood boys gang up on Carlos and his friend Rafa and hold their faces in the fire ant pile.

• Carlos...

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