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Ruben Rodríguez, Holguin's writer, wins National Award
Ruben Rodriguez from the Cuban province of Holguin was granted the Gente Nueva Publishing Houses "La Edad de Oro" awarded for best work of children's literature written in Cuba.

Entitled, Peligrosos prados verdes con vaquitas blancas y negras, the book reflects the life of Leidi Jamilton, a character who previously appeared in the book Maravilloso viaje del mundo alrededor de Leidi Jamilton, by the same author.

According to the author the book deals with elements of fiction and the absurd. "It is a book for adolescents, rather than children."

Ruben Rodriguez has received several prizes including The Holguin City Award and Editorial Oriente's award, in Santiago de Cuba.

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