Casi Una Mujer

Brand: Vintage Espanol
SKU: DADAX0375705260
ISBN : 9780375705267
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Casi una mujer

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.

Specifications of Casi una mujer

GENERAL
AuthorEsmeralda Santiago
BindingPaperback
LanguageSpanish
ISBN-109780375705267
ISBN-139780375705267
PublisherVintage Espanol
Number Of Pages312
Publication Date1999-09-07
DIMENSIONS
Height8.01 inch.
Length5.27 inch.
Width0.63 inch.
Weight0.6 pounds.

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