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The Aguero Sisters - Study Guide Part 2, A Matter of Gifts and Miami Summary & Analysis

Cristina Garcia
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Ignacio narrates. Ignacio Agüero met Blanca Mestre as a student in his biology class at the University of Havana. He found her to be illuminating and intelligent. Blanca was delicately boned with blue-black hair that fell past her shoulders. Men of all types became wildly infatuated with her. Ignacio invited Blanca to become his research assistant though many of his colleagues were suspicious of his motives. Blanca and Ignacio traveled extensively, documenting the wildlife of Cuba. Blanca grew particularly fond of the world's tiniest frog which was native to Cuba.

Blanca rarely spoke to anyone in her family. Ignacio learned that she grew up on a pig ranch in Camagüey. She was the youngest and only girl of seven children. Blanca's mother died in a freak accident on the ranch when Blanca was five years...

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