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by Esmeralda Santiago

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.

When I Was Puerto Rican

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  • Esmeralda Santiago is the author of two other highly acclaimed memoirs, The Turkish Lover and Almost a Woman, which was made into a film for PBS's Masterpiece Theatre. She has also written a novel, America's Dream, and has co-edited two anthologies of Latino literature. She lives in Westchester County, New York.

  • Publisher: Da Capo Press

    Binding: Paperback

    Pub Date: February 28, 2006

    Copyright Date: 2006


    -Puerto Ricans -New York (State) -New York -New York (N.Y.)

    -Puerto Rico -Santiago, Esmeralda -Childhood and youth

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