Pedro Juan Gutiérrez

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Birthday
27, 1950
Birthplace
Cuba
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
27, 1950 (age 69)
Birthplace
Cuba

About

A Cuban author known for his visceral, realistic style, he is most famous for Trilogia sucia de La Habana (The Dirty Havana Trilogy), Dog Meat, and The Snake's Nest.

Before Fame

He worked as an ice cream seller, farm worker, swimming instructor, and construction worker before making his name as a novelist, poet, journalist, and artist.

Trivia

His works, filled with irony, expose the dark side of life in Cuba, but also reveal a great love for his native country.

Family Life

He was raised in Pinar del Rio, Cuba.

Associated With

He is a contemporary of Cuban-American author Cristina Garcia.