America's Dream by Esmeralda Santiago
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America's Dream
By Esmeralda Santiago

America's Dream

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America's Dream by Esmeralda Santiago

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Amirica Gonzalez is a hotel housekeeper on an island off the coast of Puerto Rico, cleaning up after wealthy foreigners who don't look her In the eye. Her alcoholic mother resents her; her married boyfriend, Correa, beats her; and their fourteen-year-old daughter thinks life would be better anywhere but with Amirica. So when Amirica is offered the chance to work as a

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780060928261
ISBN-10: 0060928263
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 146mm x 25mm)
Pages: 325
Imprint: HarperCollins
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago When I Was Puerto Rican, Hardback (February 2006)

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.

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