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304 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199946877

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Escape to Miami

An Oral History of the Cuban Rafter Crisis

Elizabeth Campisi

Oxford Oral History Series

  • Contains the only English language, first-person accounts of the entire rafter crisis and narratives of incidents in the camps that have not been widely disclosed before
  • Provides new information on the way the Cuban camps were internally organized and the social environment in the camps, including creative expression
  • Uses trauma theory to explain the reasons for the ubiquity of the artwork as well as some of its content, which is a unique feature of this oral history
  • Includes the author's own first-person account as a participant in the operation