Waiting for Snow in Havana - Confessions of a Cuban Boy - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

Carlos Eire
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Chapter 11 Summary

One day, the boys are body surfing in huge waves. Carlos is swallowed by one and is tumbling in the green water when he ends up with his head in the sand and Ernesto, his detestable adopted brother, sitting on top of him. Just as he is about to pass out, the weight is removed, and someone pulls him out of the sand. When he recovers, he, too, laughs with the other boys about Ernesto's big butt. He also finds the scene so symbolic of his relationship with Ernesto that he offers it as his second proof of God. He does not, however, want to explain in detail yet why he hates Ernesto so much.

Carlos goes on to recount another story that he offers as the third proof of God. One day he is at church with his mother, father, and brother. Church is boring, but...

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