The Resource Casi una Mujer, Esmeralda Santiago, (downloadable ebook)

Casi una Mujer, Esmeralda Santiago, (downloadable ebook)

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Casi una Mujer
Title
Casi una Mujer
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Esmeralda Santiago
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spa
Summary
A simultaneous Spanish-language edition, originally translated for Vintage by Nina Torres-Vidal In her new memior, the acclaimed author of When I Was Puerto Rican continues the riveting chronicle of her life. "Negi," as Santiago's family affectionately calls her, leaves rural Macun in 1961 to live in a three-bedroom tenement apartment with seven siblings, and inquisitive grandmother, and a strict mother who won't allow her to date. At thirteen, Negi yearns for her own bed, for privacy, and her father, who remains in Puerto Rico. Translating for Mami at the welfare office in the morning, starring as Cleopatra at New York's Performing Arts High School in the afternoon, and dancing salsa all night, she also seeks to find balance between being an American and Puerto Rican. When Negi defies her mother by going on a series of dates, she finds that independence brings challenges. At once a universally poignant coming-of-age tale and a heartfelt immigrant's story, Almost a Woman is Santiago's triumphant journey into womanhood
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Santiago, Esmeralda
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  • Biography & Autobiography
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Casi una Mujer, Esmeralda Santiago, (downloadable ebook)
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9780804153393
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Casi una Mujer, Esmeralda Santiago, (downloadable ebook)
Link
https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BSiUAAA2O/products/fe425b7f-490e-414a-a555-97f87c883fa6
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804153393
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fe425b7f-490e-414a-a555-97f87c883fa6
Sound
unknown sound
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  • other
  • remote
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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