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Boricuas: Influential Puerto Rican Writings - An Anthology

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MANY CULTURES * ONE WORLD
"Boricua is what Puerto Ricans call one another as a term of endearment, respect, and cultural affirmation; it is a timeless declaration that transcends gender and color. Boricua is a powerful word that tells the origin and history of the Puerto Rican people."
--From the Introduction
From the sun-drenched beaches of a beautiful, flamboyan-covered isl
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ebook, 400 pages
Published August 5th 2009 by One World/Ballantine
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Marisa Gonzalez
I find with Hispanic writers I either love them or hate them. I found it to be true of this book also. A collection of both fiction and non-fiction stories. It featured such great writers as Esmeralda Santiago, Piri Thomas and Judith Ortiz Cofer. I wasn't too crazy about the poetry. I also didn't like the political edge of some of the stories particularly the ones that favored the "independistas" as they had a very communistic feel to them.
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