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Santiago, Esmeralda

Overview
Works: 61 works in 274 publications in 8 languages and 14,078 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Anecdotes  Bildungsromans  Christmas fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Author of introduction
Classifications: F128.9.P85, B
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Conquistadora : a novel by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn to the exotic island of Puerto Rico by the diaries of an ancestor who traveled there with Ponce de León, Ana Cubillas becomes involved with enamored twin brothers Ramón and Inocente before convincing them to claim a sugar plantation they have inherited
América's dream by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

América Gonzalez is a hotel housekeeper on an island off the coast of Puerto Rico, cleaning up after wealthy foreigners who don't look her In the eye. Her alcoholic mother resents her; her married boyfriend, Correa, beats her; and their fourteen-year-old daughter thinks life would be better anywhere but with América. So when América is offered the chance to work as a live-in housekeeper and nanny for a family in Westchester County, New York, she takes it as a sign that a door to escape has been opened. Yet even as América revels in the comparative luxury of her new life, daring to care about a man other than Correa, she is faced with dramatic proof that no matter what she does, she can't get away from her past
A doll for Navidades by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While preparing for Christmas in Puerto Rico, seven-year-old Esmeralda asks the Three Magi for a baby doll like her cousin's, but when they bring something else instead she gains a deeper understanding of the meaning of the holiday
Las mamis : favorite Latino authors remember their mothers( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a new anthology from the editors of Las Christmas, some of our most admired Latino authors share memories of their mothers. Las Mamis brings to life fourteen remarkable women in sometimes poignant, sometimes hilarious stories about the ups and downs of families from Kansas to Colombia and Boston to Mexico City."--Jacket
Las Christmas : favorite Latino authors share their holiday memories by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richly illustrated and embellished with songs and poems, along with recipes for an unforgettable Christmas dinner - from traditional sweet tamales to Puerto Rican asopao (stew) and coquito (coconut eggnog) - this is an enduring treasury of Latino writing
Conquistadora : [a novel] by Esmeralda Santiago( Recording )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even as a young girl in nineteenth-century Spain, Ana Cubillas is drawn to the exotic island of Puerto Rico by the diaries of an ancestor who traveled there with Ponce de León. And in twin brothers Ramón and Inocente, both in love with Ana, she finds a way to get there: she marries Ramón and convinces the brothers that their destiny is in the remote sugar plantation they've inherited on the island
Las mamis : escritores latinos recuerdan a sus madres by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of writings by distinguished Latino authors tackles the thorny issue of motherhood, with fourteen writers remembering their own mothers
Las Christmas : escritores latinos recuerdan las tradiciones navideñas( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various Latino authors share their Christmas memories. Includes recipes
Almost a woman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Esmeralda Santiago's youth, from the time she moves to New York from rural Puerto Rico, to the threshold of her successful artistic career
The Puerto Ricans : our American story( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puerto Ricans share their personal stories in an exploration of their culture in the United States. Showcases their customs, traditions, dances, music, and achievements
When I was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prologue: how to eat a guava --; Jíbara --; Fighting naked --; Someone is coming to take your lap --; American invasion of Macun --; Why women remain jamona --; Mami gets a job --; Mangle --; Letters from New York --; Casi Señorita --; Dreams of a better life --; Angels on the ceiling --; You don't want to know --; Shot at it --; Epilogue: one of these days
Yoga y menopausia by Nevine Michaan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join renowned Yoga instructor Nevine Michaaan as she elegantly demonstrates ten Katonah yoga postures specifically designed for women
Almost a woman by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Esmeralda Santiago's youth, from the time she moves to New York from rural Puerto Rico, to the threshold of her successful artistic career
Conversations with Ilan Stavans : Esmeralda Santiago( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author and critic Ilan Stavans interviews Puerto Rican-born writer Esmeralda Santiago about her life and memoirs
Il sogno di América by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Turkish lover by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third installment of the author's memoir recounts how she freed herself from the influence of her mother, only to be caught up in a new, romantic, relationship
The redemptive imagination( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 26 of the series that explores the human side of American history. Storytelling is a relentless human urge and its power forges with memory to become the foundation of history. Novelists Charles Johnson ("Middle Passage"), Arthur Golden ("Memoirs of a Geisha"), and Esmeralda Santiago ("America's Dream") join Professor Miller in discussing the intersection of history and story. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., closes the series with a reflection on the power of the human imagination
Américas Traum : Roman by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conquistadora : una mujer española en busca de su destino en el Puerto Rico colonial by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durante su adolescencia en España, Ana Larragoity Cubillas llega a sentir una poderosa atracción por Puerto Rico cuando lee los diarios de un antepasado que colonizó la isla con Juan Ponce de León. Y en los apuestos gemelos Ramón e Inocente?que comparten su amor por ella? encuentra una manera de llegar a la isla. Ana se casa con Ramón y en 1844, con solo dieciocho años, cruza el océano para establecerse en una remota plantación azucarera de la isla, recibida como herencia por los hermanos. Aunque debe enfrentarse al calor inclemente, las enfermedades, la desolación y los peligros de la tierra indómita, Ana asume dispuesta el reto de administrar la Hacienda Los Gemelos. Pero el estallido de la Guerra de Secesión en los Estados Unidos se convierte en un peligro para su sustento y para su vida, amenazada por la misma gente sobre cuyas espaldas descansa la creación de su riqueza
El amante turco by Esmeralda Santiago( )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With 21 years and full of dreams that extend beyond the tight limits of the apartment of her family, Esmerelda undertakes a romance with Ulvi Dogan, a Turk 17 years older than she. Living in different parts of the country, Esmerelda discovers that Ulvi wants total control on her actions. Finally, after deciding to enter Harvard, Esmerelda realizes that is an chance to escape from the control of Ulvi and of embrace the future that she has desired.--
 
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Conquistadora : a novel
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América's dreamA doll for NavidadesLas mamis : favorite Latino authors remember their mothersLas Christmas : favorite Latino authors share their holiday memoriesConquistadora : [a novel]Las mamis : escritores latinos recuerdan a sus madresLas Christmas : escritores latinos recuerdan las tradiciones navideñasWhen I was Puerto Rican
Alternative Names
Esmeralda Santiago Amerikaans schrijfster

Esmeralda Santiago Puerto Rican writer and actor

Эсмеральда Сантьяго

اسمرالدا سانتیاگو نویسنده آمریکایی

エスメラルダ・サンティアゴ

Languages
English (152)

Spanish (78)

Dutch (3)

Danish (3)

Italian (2)

Russian (2)

German (1)

Turkish (1)