Waiting for Snow in Havana - Confessions of a Cuban Boy - Study Guide Chapter 19 Summary & Analysis

Carlos Eire
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Chapter 19 Summary

The chapter talks about the time Carlos and Tony were playing hockey with Carlos' shoe. The shoe broke Louis XVI's display case and got stuck in an 18th century cup. He was belted for it. Everyday was judgment day at the house of the judge.

At school, Carlos's third grade teacher always discussed the horrors of hell. He also punished the whole class for a misdemeanor when the culprit was not found. The whole class was forbidden to leave the room until the culprit was identified. One day, this caused Carlos to wet his pants.

Carlos also read in a magazine once that Judgment Day was coming in the year 2000. In fear, he began silently inspecting the sky. He did not think that his demise would come from the skies, but from the mountains in the form of Fidel.

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