Growing up Puerto Rican
An AnthologyBook - 1997
The experience of growing up Puerto Rican has produced some of the most conflicted, political & poignant writing of the past century. Now, GROWING UP PUERTO RICAN brings together twenty stories by some of the most important Puerto Rican writers & several by provocative new authors. Each in his or her own style uses personal experience to portray vividly the problems that beset the passage from childhood to adult. Published: May 2000 A collection of twenty pieces written by some of the most important Puerto Rican writers as well as several provocative new authors. Selections range from poignant autobiographical recollections to painful memories of a childhood that is neither here nor there; of questions of identity, conflicted loyalties, language and culture. It explores the youthful passion, love, anguish, and shared experiences involved in growing up Puerto Rican in America.