Phoenix, AZ, United States | Member Since 2013
Yes, Rita Morena (the reader) understands the Puerto Rican experience having lived it herself and Sonia Sotomayor is a great writer. Who knew! It's a miracle that she rose to being a Supreme Court judge from such humble beginnings fraught with a myriad obstacles.
Overcoming the Diabetes diagnosis.
I loved the scenes with her grandmother (reading poetry, seances, matriarchal duties).
Rita Moreno plays the older Sotomayor with the flair of experience
This is a must read for everyone who cares about women.
First. (I have only listened to three, so far)
any book that is original and unpretentious
Updating Steinbeck's California
Can't wait to read other Viramonte works. This was my introduction to her as a writer.
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