Dreaming in Cuban - Ordinary Seductions: Going South Summary & Analysis

Cristina Garcia
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Ordinary Seductions: Going South Summary

At four a.m., Lourdes goes to her bakery and begins preparations by preparing pastries and doughs. The nuns call and say her father's spirit thanked them for his care. Lourdes tries to call Celia, but cannot get through. When her father moved to New York, Lourdes gained 118 pounds from the stress. She goes to view her father then looks for her daughter, Pilar, who Lourdes cannot find, so is frantic. Pilar sees her father with another woman and decides to go to Cuba again.

Pilar can recall everything that has happened to her, including the moment that she left her Abuela Celia when she was two years old. She buys a ticket to Miami, hoping she'll be able to get to Cuba from there and escape life in New York.

Ordinary Seductions: Going South Analysis

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