This is a short book, a novella, with a lot to say. The interviewer in this book seem to ask questions she cares about, different from other reporters.
Carmela Vasconcelos, an divorcee, gets caught up in the of the Cuban Revolution, joins Lucas, her brother, as they run away from their parents to join Castro.
An elegant, poetic book which tells of a young woman coming to grip with her own history at the time Argentina comes to grip with its own past.
The story is not a simple good vs. evil, the characters are flushed out, each has his or hers good side and bad side – shades of gray.