90 Miles to Havana is the story of twelve-year-old Julian who is living a normal happy life when the Cuban Revolution comes and changes everything, and he and his two brothers are sent to Miami and have to figure out their new lives.
90 Miles To Havana is a detailed story about family that had an extremely tight bond but after a revolution took place they were torn apart and the endless journey trying to unite their family once again began. The parents had to stay in Cuba.The three brothers, Gordo, Julian, and Alquilino were separated from their parents.
When Julian’s parents make the heartbreaking decision to send him and his two brothers away from Cuba to Miami via the Pedro Pan Operation, the boys are thrust into a new see all. By Enrique Flores-Galbis.
Episodic though the 30 new chapters are, there are continuing elements that bind them—even to previous outings, such as the note to an elusive teacher Calvin has been carrying since Sideways Stories From Wayside School (1978) and finally delivers.
The story begins in Havana, Cuba on New Year’s Eve 1959 as young Julian and his two older brothers, Gordo and Alquilino, are fishing with their father and some neighbors. Julian is clever and stubborn with romantic notions of being a hero.