About the BookBlindsided by her mother's mysterious death, Nina Rodriguez navigates the troubling, opulent memories of their life together and discovers how much Estelita sacrificed to live the American dream on her own terms. Based on true events.
Book SynopsisFrom the bestselling author of THE GIRLS WITH NO NAMES, a new historical novel based on the dazzling story of one of Hollywood's most celebrated Hispanic actresses and her daughter's search for closure.
Review Quotes"Serena Burdick brings Hollywood legend Estelita Rodriguez to vivid life in FIND ME IN HAVANA. Written with beautiful prose and searing honesty, this story of mothers and daughters will stay with you long after you turn the final page." -- Bryn Turnbull, bestselling author of The Woman Before Wallis "Burdick brilliantly captures the glamour, and the grit, of life as a Cuban immigrant turned Hollywood star in her fascinating new novel about Estelita Rodriguez. Told in a series of letters, FIND ME IN HAVANA is a beautiful and heart-wrenching story of mothers and daughters, and the American Dream that comes with the biggest price of all. I couldn't put it down!"-- Heather Webb, USA Today bestselling author of The Next Ship Home "A poignant and gripping account of the life of Cuban actress Estelita Rodriquez... With great skill, Burdick weaves a heartbreaking narrative of a star's rise and fall... A deeply affecting tragedy." -- Publishers Weekly