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By Gustavo Pérez Firmat

ISBN-10: 0292739052

ISBN-13: 9780292739055

Half a century after audience first watched a father and son jogging to the neighborhood fishing gap, whistling an easy, but unforgettable, song, The Andy Griffith Show continues to be the most renowned sitcoms within the heritage of yank tv. thousands and thousands of audience have noticeable the convey both in its unique run, its ongoing reruns, on DVD, or on the web. web pages dedicated to the express abound, 1000's of fan golf equipment carry fanatics jointly, and a plethora of books and Mayberry-themed item have celebrated all issues Mayberry. A small cottage has even built round the teachings of the show's episodes. yet why does a sitcom from the Sixties set within the rural South nonetheless evoke such devotion in humans today?

In A Cuban in Mayberry, acclaimed writer Gustavo Pérez Firmat revisits America's fatherland to find the resource of its enduring allure. He ways the convey from a different perspective—that of an exile who hasn't ever skilled the rootedness that Andy and his fellow Mayberrians take with no consideration, as folks that have by no means strayed from domestic or lived between strangers. As Pérez Firmat weaves his own memories of exile from Cuba with an research of the convey, he makes a powerful case that the intimacy among individual and position depicted in TAGS is the key of its lasting relevance, while he unearths the astounding ways that the sequence additionally displays the racial, generational, and political turbulence of the 1960s.

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