A Cuban-American fiction article writer and journalist, she actually is best known on her behalf novel, Fantasizing in Cuban, which targets three generations of the Cuban family members. Her other functions are the Aguero Sisters (1997) and Monkey Hunting (2003). She examined political research and international relationships at Barnard University and Johns Hopkins School. She later proved helpful for Time Mag being a researcher and reporter. She was nominated for the Country wide Book Award on her behalf 1992 novel, Fantasizing in Cuban. She was created in Havana, Cuba to a Cuban mom and a Guatemalan dad. She later resolved in LA with her hubby, Scott Dark brown. She and Harry Mattison both proved helpful for Time mag.