Cuando era Puertorriqueña by Esmeralda Santiago

By Esmeralda Santiago

Los angeles historia de Esmeralda Santiago comienza en l. a. 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. De niña, Esmeralda aprendió a apreciar cómo se come una guayaba,
a distinguir los angeles canción del coquí, a identificar los ingredientes en las morcillas y a ayudar a que el alma de un bebé muerto subiera al Cielo. Pero precisamente cuando Esmeralda parecía haberlo aprendido todo sobre su cultura, los angeles llevaron a Nueva York, donde las reglas —y el idioma— eran no sólo diferentes, sino también desconcertantes. Cómo Esmeralda superó los angeles adversidad, se ganó entrada a l. a. acting Arts highschool y después continuó a Harvard, de donde se graduó con altos honores, es el relato de los angeles tremenda trayectoria de una mujer verdaderamente extraordinaria.

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