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When I Was Puerto Rican.

Author: Esmeralda Santiago
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 2006.
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In this first volume of her much-praised, bestselling trilogy, Esmeralda Santiago's story begins in rural Puerto Rico from the barrio to Brooklyn to high honors at Harvard.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Santiago, Esmeralda.
When I Was Puerto Rican.
New York : Da Capo Press, ©2006
Named Person: Esmeralda Santiago
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Esmeralda Santiago
ISBN: 9780786736867 0786736860
OCLC Number: 730048480
Description: 1 online resource (251 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Dedication; PROLOGUE: HOW TO EAT A GUAVA; JÍBARA; FIGHTING NAKED; SOMEONE IS COMING TO TAKE YOUR LAP; THE AMERKAN INVASION OF MACÚN; WHY WOMEN REMAIN JAMONA; MAMI GETS A JOB; EL MANGLE; LETTERS FROM NEW YORK; CASI SEÑORITA; DREAMS OF A BETTER LIFE; ANGELS ON THE CEILING; YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW; A SHOT AT IT; EPILOGUE: ONE OF THESE DAYS; GLOSSARY; READERS GUIDE; Copyright Page.

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Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 3/2/09 "[Santiagos] story is painful at points, funny in others, but it speaks a universal truth: We never totally leave our past behind."Teen Ink, 4/09"It shows you Read more...

 
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