Dreaming in Cuban - Ordinary Seductions: A Grove of Lemons Summary & Analysis

Cristina Garcia
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Ordinary Seductions: A Grove of Lemons Summary

In Miami, Pilar goes to her cousin Blanquito's home stopping at a church until dusk so she can sneak in and just see Blanquito. Pilar climbs into a lounge chair by their pool, falls asleep, and is awakened by her Tia Rosario.

Lourdes hears her father Jorge voice in her head. Her husband, Rufino, says she is just tired. She hires a new woman in the bakery, who steals from her, so she fires her. While working, she thinks of her father and recalls when Rufino and she first left Cuba. She wanted to live someplace cold, so they traveled to New York. She is pregnant with her second child when soldiers came to their ranch, and she stands in between the soldiers and Rufino, screaming at them to leave. When Rufino is...

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