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  • She began to imagine a romantic weekend in Havana.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • His family had fled Havana in 1944 and he’d grown up in a Spanish-speaking family in Miami.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • All of them are Communists trained in Havana.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • This new cargo was destined for the coast of the Duchy of Lucca, and consisted almost entirely of Havana cigars, sherry, and Malaga wines.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo

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  • I can always come in on the glow from Havana.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • My great-grandparents loaded up on a boat in Havana Harbor with six-year-old Winell and prepared to create a new life in Jamaica.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • The Waldorf in May, the Bar Harbor House in June and July, the Overlook in August and early September, before moving on to Bermuda, Havana, Rio, wherever.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • Rhett Butler had brought her a yellow shawl from Havana several months before, a shawl gaudily embroidered with birds and flowers in magenta and blue.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • "In that case, sir, I’m forced to believe that you’ve kept up relations with Havana."
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • He had begun to like him on the September afternoon when he first appeared at his cell door carrying a folded chessboard beneath his arm and a Havana cigar box full of chess pieces.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars

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  • Fidel, his brother Raul, and Ernesto they call Che had entered Havana and liberated the country.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Farmer spent an hour that evening locating the gate for our charter flight to Havana.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Lawrence Selden was among the passengers sailing this afternoon for Havana and the West Indies on the Windward Liner Antilles.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • …you’d been the onlyman in the worldhusband wouldn’t have been in it you wont change your mind and have a smokeI dont smokeIn that case I wont insist even though itis a pretty fair weed cost me twenty-five bucksa hundred wholesale friend of in Havana yes I guess there are lots of changes up there I keep promisingmyself a visitbut I never get around to itbeen hittingthe ball nowfor ten yearsI cant get away from the bank during schoolfellow’s habits change things that seem important toan…
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • Athelny smoked cigarettes of Havana tobacco, which he rolled himself.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • The archangel Gabriel appears in the sky over Havana.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Best Sumatra-Havana wrapper, as you can see.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Waited to marry her when that rich young Cuban died, so they could take honeymoon to Havana.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • He stood up at his Jacobean desk, gave Gottlieb a Havana cigar, and told him that they had awaited him pantingly.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • It is 7:43 A.M. and she has made the seventeen-mile journey from Havana to Santa Teresa del Mar in thirty-four minutes.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Shaw lived like a gentleman in Havana and frequented only the most exclusive of the city’s restaurants and salons.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • A cabinet sits next to it, doors open to reveal a big foil bag of Italian Roast Water-Process Decaf and a box of Havana cigars.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • During the Cuban revolution of March, 1917, the newspapers of Havana, objecting to the dispatches sent out by American correspondents, denounced the latter as /los blofistas/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • With blood running in the streets of Havana, it was only a matter of time before America comprehended the truth.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • We heard it as we sipped cafés cubanos in Little Havana and ate Jamaican jerk chicken in little holes-in-the-wall in the dreary immigrant neighborhoods west of Fort Lauderdale.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • Havana," Laila managed.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • "Try this cigar, Professor Aronnax, and even though it doesn’t come from Havana, it will satisfy you if you’re a connoisseur."
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • When the captain arrived in Havana, however, he demanded an additional 30 percent markup.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • She finally dials her sister Felicia’s number in Havana.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • My grandmother’s parents left Havana in the 1930s in search of work; at the time Jamaica was an island of relative prosperity amid the worldwide Great Depression.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • If God wants any more of my Africans, he’ll have to bid on them at the market in Havana like everyone else.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • They were moving more slowly now and the glow of Havana was not so strong, so that he knew the current must be carrying them to the eastward.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • Behind the scenes, America’s organized crime bosses such as Meyer Lansky and Lucky Luciano were as comfortable in the Cuban capital, Havana, as they were in New York City.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Two days later they dropped anchor in a secluded harbor about fifteen miles up the coast from Havana.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • If I lose the glare of Havana we must be going more to the eastward, he thought.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • America had severed diplomatic relations with Havana.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • Havana Pepe’s eyes lingered on the two girls sleeping on the bed while his hands mechanically put on his clothes.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Havana was alive with movement and brilliant color.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • It wa-s wonderful to be in Havana, and wonderful to be Pepe Ruiz, a rare man of singular advantages.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • He would buy bozales in bulk at the Havana market, anywhere between thirty and sixty at a time.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • But unlike the cages in Lomboko, these stood at the center of a city, Havana, and at the convergence point of two great open-air markets.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Singbe and Grabeau had been in Havana for ten days, coming to the city under the cover of night from the outlying jungle.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Singbe turned his eyes back out through the bars and watched the citizens of Havana pass by.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Amistad left the small harbor near Havana on the night of June 28.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • We go from Havana to dare.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • They will lock them up, give us the key, and an escort back to Havana.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Celia had known him since she was a child, when her mother had sent her from the countryside to live with her great-aunt in Havana.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Felicia’s skin appears enameled in pinks like the wallpaper of Old Havana inns.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • As they leave Havana, a brisk rain falls, rattling the tin bus.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • It reminds me of Havana when I was a girl.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
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