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Conquistadora (en espanol) Esmeralda Santiago

Conquistadora (en espanol)

Esmeralda Santiago

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ISBN : 9781616058630
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In her word of mouth bestselling memoir When I Was Puerto Rican, Esmeralda Santiago wrote about growing up in two different worlds- one in rural Puerto Rico, the other in New York City. In her historical novel, Conquistadora, she writes about aMoreIn her word of mouth bestselling memoir When I Was Puerto Rican, Esmeralda Santiago wrote about growing up in two different worlds- one in rural Puerto Rico, the other in New York City. In her historical novel, Conquistadora, she writes about a characters difficult transition between two equally different realms. Even as a young girl in southwest Spain, Ana Cubillas was enthralled with the idea of Puerto Rico, which she knew mainly through the diaries of a 16th century ancestors. To achieve her dream, Ana marries a young suitor, but in this Gone With The Wind-like saga, her heart belongs mostly to her hacienda, which undergoes major changes with the advent of the American Civil War on the mainland. Early reviews call this a sensual, riveting tale and thrilling history.