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A Puerto Rican in New York, and other sketches

Author: Jesús Colón
Publisher: New York : International Publishers, 1982.
Series: New World paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Stories about the experiences of Puerto Ricans in New York.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Colón, Jesús, 1901-
Puerto Rican in New York, and other sketches.
New York : International Publishers, 1982
(OCoLC)607915318
Named Person: Jesús Colón; Jesús Colón
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesús Colón
ISBN: 0717805891 9780717805891
OCLC Number: 8388461
Description: xvii, 202 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: A voice through the window --
My first literary venture --
My first strike --
The way to learn --
Stowaway --
Easy job, good wages --
Two men with but one pair of pants --
On the docks it was cold --
I heard a man crying --
Kipling and I --
How to rent an apartment when you don't have any money --
The day my father got lost --
Hiawatha into Spanish --
Name in Latin --
A hero in the junk truck --
Maceo --
The story of Ana Roque --
Pisagua --
Rivera back in Mexico --
Trujillo's fair of blood --
Something to read --
The origin of Latin American dances (according to the Madison Avenue boys) --
Hollywood rewrites history --
Chinese opera in Latin America --
Jose --
Sarah --
Marcelino --
Carmencita --
The lady who lived near the statue of a man on a horse --
Little things are big --
The mother, the daughter, myself and all of us --
Greetings from Washington --
Because he spoke in Spanish --
Youth: the Palisades as a backdrop --
And Fuchik looked on confident --
Wanted - a statue --
The library looks at the Puerto Ricans --
On singing in the shower --
How to know the Puerto Ricans --
Soap box in the swamps --
My private hall of fame --
Books that never get returned --
Reading in the bathtub --
What shall I write about? --
What d'ya read? --
The visitor --
Red roses for me --
It happened one Winter's night --
"I made it" - "I sold it" - "I bought it" --
Grandma, please don't come! --
She actually pinched me! --
Looking just a little forward --
For the stay-at-homes --
If instead of a professor --
A Puerto Rican in New York.
Series Title: New World paperback.
Responsibility: by Jesus Colon ; illustrated by Ernesto Ramos Nieves.

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Stories about the experiences of Puerto Ricans in New York.

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