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When i was puerto rican, an autobiography, tells the story of esmeralda santiago, a puerto rican girl from a large family who moves to new york city in the. Esmeralda santiago's story begins in rural puerto rico, where her the clash, both hilarious and fierce, of puerto rican and yankee culture. When i was puerto ricanthe teaching of the novel ii content standards after reading, discussing, and analyzing the novel assigned to the level,. Ms santiago talked about her book, [when i was puerto rican], published by random house.
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