When i was puerto rican has 9027 ratings and 591 reviews gabriel this book concentrates on the life of a young puerto rican girl, esmeralda her family. When i was puerto rican summary & study guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book this study guide. This 40-page guide for “when i was puerto rican” by esmeralda santiago includes detailed chapter in the book's first chapter, esmeralda is four years old. - my daughter is multicultural and it has been our commitment for her to feel connected to all of her roots her father is born and raised in puerto.
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