My Lost Cuba

Set against Cuba’s lush countryside and the glamour of 1950s Havana, this moving story of Cuban life at a pivotal time in the country’s history will resonate with anyone who has experienced the loss of family or homeland.  

It is 1958. Mike, the son of Don Miguel, a wealthy land owner and rancher, is summoned home from his studies in the U.S. because of his father’s failing health. Mike’s return is an immediate tonic for Don Miguel. Caught between his family obligations and his desire to pursue his own dreams, Mike quickly finds himself succumbing to his father’s desire for him to take on the responsibilities of running the family ranch. Changes are happening everywhere. Social and political upheaval is in the air, setting the stage for confrontation that will change the live of everyone involved.   

With evocative language, vibrant characters, and explosive history My Lost Cuba pull us into fascinating time and place—. It is a memorable family saga, love story and political tale.

Celso Gonzalez-Falla of Corpus Christi, TX

Celso Gonzalez-Falla was born in Cuba in 1935 and studied law. He became an activist fighting against the increasing restrictions put in place by Fidel Castro. In 1961 he had to leave Cuba as a political exile. Celso Gonzalez-Falla (Corpus Christi, TX) is active in both business and philanthropy in the United States. He, along with his wife, founded The Gilman and Gonzales-Falla Theater Foundation and he is Chairman of the Board of the Aperture Foundation.

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