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Cuando Era Puertorriquena: When I Was Puerto Rican (Vintage Espanol)

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La historia de Esmeralda Santiago comienza en la parte rural de Puerto Rico, donde sus padres y siete hermanos, en continuas luchas los unos con los otros, vivían una vida alborotada pero llena de amor y ternura. De niña, Esmeralda aprendió a apreciar cómo se come una guayaba,

a distinguir la canción del coquí, a identificar los ingredientes en las morcillas y a ayudar a que el alma de un bebé muerto subiera al Cielo. Pero precisamente cuando Esmeralda parecía haberlo aprendido todo sobre su cultura, la llevaron a Nueva York, donde las reglas —y el idioma— eran no sólo diferentes, sino también desconcertantes. Cómo Esmeralda superó la adversidad, se ganó entrada a la Performing Arts High School y después continuó a Harvard, de donde se graduó con altos honores, es el relato de la tremenda trayectoria de una mujer verdaderamente extraordinaria.

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Magic, sexual tension, high comedy, and intense drama move through an enchanted yet harsh autobiography, in the story of a young girl who leaves rural Puerto Rico for New York's tenements and a chance for success.

About the Author

El trabajo de Esmeralda Santiago ha sido publicado por The New York Times, el Boston Globe, el Christian Science Monitor y la revista Vista. Se graduó de Harvard University y obtuvo un MFA de Sarah Lawrence College. Con su marido, el director Frank Cantor, dirije CANTOMEDIA, una compañía de producción de cine. Tienen dos hijos, Lucas e Ila. Este es su primer libro.

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ISBN:
9780679756774
Author:
Santiago, Esmeralda
Publisher:
Vintage Espanol
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Women
Subject:
United states
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Central America
Subject:
Puerto rico
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures
Subject:
New York
Subject:
Puerto Ricans
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) Biography.
Subject:
Spanish language edition. .
Subject:
Nueva York
Subject:
Puertorriqueänos
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures - General
Subject:
Latin America - Central America
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
memoir;puerto rico;autobiography;biography;immigration;non-fiction;new york;women;puerto rican;childhood;coming of age;fiction;new york city;latino;family;puerto ricans;poverty
Edition Number:
1. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Espanol
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
19941031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
Spanish
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8 x 5.15 x 0.62 in 0.5 lb

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