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Almost a woman

by Esmeralda Santiago

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Santiago, Esmeralda -- Childhood and youth,
    • Puerto Rican women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
    • Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Biography,
    • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Continues: When I was Puerto Rican; continued by: The Turkish lover.

      StatementEsmeralda Santiago.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsSantiago, Esmeralda., Santiago, Esmeralda.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.9.P85 S267 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 314 p. :
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL37992M
      ISBN 10037570521X
      LC Control Number99025592

      Get this from a library! Almost a woman. [Esmeralda Santiago] -- The acclaimed author of When I Was Puerto Rican continues the enchanting chronicle of her life. Emigrating from rural Puerto Rico to live in a tenement with seven (eventually ten) siblings, an. About the Author Esmeralda Santiago is the author of two other highly acclaimed memoirs, The Turkish Lover (“Fascinating and inspiring, Santiago is a born storyteller” —New York Times Book Review) and Almost a Woman, which was made into a film for PBS’s Masterpiece has also written a novel, América’s Dream, and has co-edited two anthologies of Latino literature.

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        ‎Following the enchanting story recounted in When I Was Puerto Rican of the author’s emergence from the barrios of Brooklyn to the prestigious Performing Arts High School in Manhattan, Esmeralda Santiago delivers the tale of her young adulthood, where 5/5(1).   Almost A Woman Discussion Questions 1. “In the twenty-one years I lived with my mother, we moved at least twenty times” [p. 1]. Santiago feels that this fact kept her and her family from attaching too much importance to possessions, or even to friends.


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Almost a /5(73). The book "Almost a Woman" by Esmeralda Santiago is an inspirational book. Not only to young Hispanics but to young teenagers as lda Santiago a strong minded educated Puerto Rican trying to find her way into New hout her journey she notices the racism when it comes time to looking for people she would never /5.

At once Almost a woman book universally poignant coming-of-age tale and a brave and heartfelt immigrant's story, Almost a Woman is Santiago's triumphant journey into womanhood. "A universal tale familiar to thousands of immigrants to this country, but made special by Santiago's simplicity and honesty." --The Miami Herald "A courageous memoirCited by:   Casi una mujer (Almost a Woman) A simultaneous Spanish-language edition, originally translated for Vintage byNina Torres-VidalIn 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 /5(17).

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About the Book Almost A Woman. by Esmeralda Santiago. The questions, discussion topics, and suggested reading list that follow are designed to enhance your group's reading of Esmeralda Santiago's Almost a Woman, the sequel to her moving and powerful memoir When I Was Puerto Rican.

We hope they will provide you with a number of ways of looking. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Discussion Questions Almost A Woman.

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She feels alienated from the rest of the people in New York or the United States, for that matter. When Esmeralda was thirteen she moved to New York with her family from Puerto Rico. Directed by Betty Kaplan. With Wanda De Jesus, Miriam Colon, Cliff De Young, Francesco Quinn. Esmeralda Santiago (Ana Maria Lagasca) and her family move to New York from rural Puerto Rico and face a difficult transition because of many challenges.

Esmeralda enrolls in school and becomes the translator for her family, excelling at everything/10(). Almost a Woman Summary & Study Guide Description. Almost a Woman Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

This study guide contains the following sections. Almost a Woman is a made-for-television film, directed by Betty Kaplan and based on the autobiographical book of the same name by Puerto Rican writer Esmeralda captivating movie is about a young woman named Esmeralda and her family move to New York from a rural area of Puerto Rico.

The transition is difficult due to the many challenges she and her family by: Lee Holdridge. Buy a cheap copy of Almost a Woman book by Esmeralda Santiago. Following the enchanting story recounted in When I Was Puerto Rican of the author’s emergence from the barrios of Brooklyn to the prestigious Performing Arts High Free shipping over $/5(6).

Esmeralda Santiago (born ) is a Puerto Rican author and former actress known for her novels and memoirs. Santiago was born on in the San Juan district of Villa Palmeras, Santurce, Puerto Rico. She was the eldest of eleven children.

During her early life her family moved from the city, to the countryside, and vice ality: Puerto Rican. Almost a Woman Esmeralda Santiago, Author Perseus Books Group $24 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Download Almost A Woman free in PDF & EPUB format. Download Mary Wood Allen's Almost A Woman for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile.

Almost a Woman is a tale of transformation, comedy, and survival, both a search for independence and cultural identity as well as a mother/daughter struggle of heroic dimensions.

Santiago’s fans will eagerly embrace this long-awaited volume/5(4). Almost a Woman received an Alex Award from the American Library Association and was adapted into a television film for PBS Masterpiece Theatre in The edition referenced in this summary is an ebook published by Da Capo Press in In this coming-of-age memoir, Santiago (When I Was Puerto Rican, ; America's Dream, ) glosses over the powerful legacies of familial warmth and connection gleaned from her too-brief Puerto Rican childhood, and swims the lap to adulthood in New York City.

When Santiago earns entry to the High School for Performing Arts in the late '60s, her life begins. Forever after, she suffers and Author: Esmeralda Santiago.

Almost a Woman Summary Their father has decided to stay on the island, leaving Mami to raise her eight (eventually eleven) children on her own. The book is as much about Esmeralda's entry into womanhood over the next eight years as it is about Mami's struggle to support her family in. Looking for the plot summary of Almost a Woman.

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Almost a Woman summary and study guide are also available on the mobile version of the website. Enthralled admirers of Esmeralda Santiago's memoirs of her childhood have yearned for more.

Now, in The Turkish Lover, Esmeralda finally breaks out of the monumental struggle with her powerful mother, only to elope into the spell of an exotic love the heart of the story is Esmeralda's relationship with "the Turk", a passion that gradually becomes a prison out of which she must emerge.Almost a Woman Book Summary: Following the enchanting story recounted in When I Was Puerto Rican of the author’s emergence from the barrios of Brooklyn to the prestigious Performing Arts High School in Manhattan, Esmeralda Santiago delivers the tale of her young adulthood, where she continually strives to find a balance between becoming American and staying Puerto Rican.Get this from a library!

Almost a woman. [Esmeralda Santiago] -- Moving beyond the poignant childhood story she told in "When I Was Puerto Rican", Esmeralda Santiago- author of "American Dream" and one of the country's leading Latina voices- recalls her.