Sueno de America by Esmeralda Santiago
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Sueno de America
By Esmeralda Santiago

El Sueno de America

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Sueno de America by Esmeralda Santiago

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America Gonzales es empleada de un hotel en una isla en la costa de Puerto Rico, donde limpia los cuartos de extranjeros ricos que miran de reojo. Su madre alcoholica le tiene resentimiento...su novio Correa, quien es casado le pega...y su hija de catorce anos piensa que su vida seria mejor en cualquier otro lugar menos donde este America.Asi que cuando le ofrecen la oportunidad de trabajar como criada y ninera para una familia en el municipio de Weschester, Nueva York, America cree que ha encontrado una puerta de escape. Pero al mismo tiempo en que disfruta del lujo relativo de su nueva vida atreviendose incluso a querer a otro hombre que no sea Correa, America tiene que luchar contra la constante sensacion de que nunca podra escapar su pasado, no importa lo que haga."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780060928285
ISBN-10: 006092828X
Format: Paperback / softback
(205mm x 136mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Harper Perennial
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publish Date: 25-Apr-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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