Synopses & Reviews
From a three room apartment in Brooklyn occupied by ten family members, Esmeralda Santiago begins a journey that is both a triumphant struggle for identity and independence and a mother's worst nightmare. Challenged by language barriers, cultural stereotypes, and the extremely protective Mami, Santiago continues the rollicking ascent she began in "When I Was Puerto Rican".
About the Author
Esmeralda Santiago lives in Westchester County, New York, with her husband and two children.
Translated into Spanish by Nina Torres-Vidal