Cuando Era Puertorrique A

Author: Esmeralda Santiago
Publisher: 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.

When I Was Puerto Rican

Author: Esmeralda Santiago
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786736860
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In this first volume of her much-praised, bestselling trilogy, Santiago brilliantly recreates the idyllic landscape and tumultuous family life of her earliest years and her tremendous journey from the barrio to Brooklyn, from translating ...


Author: Esmeralda Santiago
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 030759677X
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But soon the Civil War erupts in the United States, and Ana finds her livelihood, and perhaps even her life, threatened by the very people on whose backs her wealth has been built: the hacienda’s slaves, whose richly drawn stories unfold ...

Feather Crowns

Author: Bobbie Ann Mason
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060925493
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Set in the apocalyptic atmosphere of 1900--a time when many Americans were looking for signs foretelling the end of the world--Feather Crowns is the story of a young woman who unintentionally creates a national sensation.

Switching Languages

Author: Steven G. Kellman
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803278073
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era. puertorriquena. The life recounted in this book was lived in Spanish, but was
at first written down in English. Many times, while writing, I was surprised to hear
myself speak Spanish while my fingers typed out the same phrase in English.

The Turkish Lover

Author: Esmeralda Santiago
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780738208206
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The memoir continues with the author finally freeing herself from the influence of her mother, only to be caught up in a new, romantic, relationship.

Almost A Woman

Author: Esmeralda Santiago
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0306821117
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Following the enchanting story recounted in When I Was Puerto Rican of the author’s emergence from the barrios of Brooklyn to the prestigious Performing Arts High School in Manhattan, Esmeralda Santiago delivers the tale of her young ...

The Politics Of Language In The Spanish Speaking World

Author: Clare Mar-Molinero
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134730705
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In fact a campaign of 'Spanish Also' in opposition to 'English Only' legislation has
been mounted to protect Puerto Rico's use of ... Santiago's bestseller When I was
Puerto Rican (the best-selling Spanish edition Cuando era puertorriqueña was ...

America S Dream

Author: Esmeralda Santiago
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061846945
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So when América is offered the chance to work as alive-in housekeeper and nanny for a family in Westchester County, New York, she takes it as a sign that a door to escape has been opened.

American Immigration

Author: James Ciment
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317477170
Size: 58.99 MB
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For the Spanish version of the book, published the following year as Cuando era
puertorriqueña, Santiago added a special preface in which she discusses her
linguistic predicament: how she is torn between two tongues, Spanish and
English, ...