Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba

Author(s): Margarita Engle
As the tropical island begins to work its magic on him, the young refugee befriends a local girl with some painful secrets of her own. Yet even in Cuba, the Nazi darkness is never far away . . .Escaping from Nazi Germany to Cuba in 1939, a 11-year-old Jewish refugee dreams of finding his parents again, befriends a local girl with painful secrets of her own, and discovers that the Nazi darkness is never far away. When Cuba enters the war on the American side, their friendship is threatened.
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Original or Prominent Production:
Charlotte Children’s Theatre - March 2020
Original Source Material: The book, Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba, by Margarita Engle
Nationality of Author: U.S.
Original Language: English
Publisher:

Henry Holt and Company, LLC

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