When I was Puerto Rican

Title When I was Puerto Rican
Names Santiago, Esmeralda.
Book Number DB038181
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Autobiographical account evoking memories of the culture and free- dom of a Puerto Rican barrio. San- tiago and her ten younger siblings were brought to Brooklyn by their ambitious mother. Harsh as the new life is, it is made tolerable by Santiago's storytelling ability. Bright, but unable to speak En- glish, she is relegated to a class for learning disabled children. But prospects improve when she auditions for the performing arts school. Some descriptions of sex.
Narrator Toren, Suzanne.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Contains descriptions of sex.
Female narrator.
LC Subject Puerto Ricans - New York (State) - New York - Biography
New York (N.Y.) - Biography
Puerto Rico - Biography
Call Number 974.710046872950092 B ANF
Language English
Released 1993
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 1993
Original Publication Recorded from: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1993. 0201581175
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