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Esmeralda Santiago

Puerto Rico, my birthplace, my soul. I write about Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans on the island and away from it. My books have been translated into a dozen languages, bringing our stories, our lives, our history, to other parts of the world.

Puerto Rico, my patria, my alma. Escribo acerca de Puerto Rico y los puertorrriqueñxs en la isla y afuera. Mis libros se han traducido en una docena de idiomas, y traen nuestros cuentos, nuestras vidas, nuestra historia, a otras partes del mundo.

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Best Sellers

    • Cuando Era Puertorriquena (Texto Completo) [When I was Puerto Rican ]

    • By: Esmeralda Santiago
    • Narrated by: Esmeralda Santiago
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    From a rippled zinc shack in rural Puerto Rico to "the better life" in a decaying Brooklyn tenement, Esmeralda Santiago's Puerto Rican childhood is one of sorcery, smoldering war between the sexes....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Lylye on 12-05-08

    Regular price: $29.37

    • Conquistadora

    • By: Esmeralda Santiago
    • Narrated by: Esmeralda Santiago
    • Length: 17 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 69

    An epic novel of love, discovery, and adventure by the author of the best-selling memoir When I Was Puerto Rican....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Conquuistadora

    • By Jan on 08-11-11

    Regular price: $35.00

    • When I Was Puerto Rican

    • By: Esmerelda Santiago
    • Narrated by: Esmeralda Santiago
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    One of "The Best Memoirs of a Generation" (Oprah's Book Club): a young woman's journey from the mango groves and barrios of Puerto Rico to Brooklyn and eventually on to Harvard....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Almost a Woman

    • By: Esmeralda Santiago
    • Narrated by: Esmeralda Santiago
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    The acclaimed author of When I Was Puerto Rican continues the riveting chronicle of her emergence from the barrios of Brooklyn to the theaters of Manhattan....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Turkish Lover

    • a memoir
    • By: Esmeralda Santiago
    • Narrated by: Esmeralda Santiago
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Esmeralda Santiago finally breaks out of the monumental struggle with her powerful mother, only to elope into the spell of an exotic love affair....  

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Casi una Mujer (Texto Completo) [Almost a Woman ]

    • By: Esmeralda Santiago
    • Narrated by: Esmeralda Santiago
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    From a three-room apartment in Brooklyn occupied by 10 family members, Esmeralda Santiago begins a journey....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating insight

    • By Daniel W. Fox, Jr. on 06-10-15

    Regular price: $32.87

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