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Santiago, Esmeralda

Overview
Works: 52 works in 234 publications in 8 languages and 13,739 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Anecdotes  Drama  Melodrama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Author of introduction
Classifications: F128.9.P85, B
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Conquistadora : a novel by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,099 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 4 languages and held by 1,364 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 833 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 Christmas : favorite Latino authors share their holiday memories by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 477 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 458 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 Christmas : escritores latinos recuerdan las tradiciones navideñas( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various Latino authors share their Christmas memories. Includes recipes
Las mamis : escritores latinos recuerdan a sus madres by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 197 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
Almost a woman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At age thirteen, Esmeralda, is the oldest child of six. She shoulders the responsibility of learning English as her mother's interpreter and guide through the challenges of their new life in America. Mami is the passionate and beautiful mother who moves the family to the U.S. seeking medical care for her son's chronically infected foot. Tata, Esmeralda's stoical grandmother, is the matriarch of the American ranch of the family
The Puerto Ricans : our American story( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 61 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
Yoga y menopausia by Nevine Michaan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join renowned Yoga instructor Nevine Michaaan as she elegantly demonstrates ten Katonah yoga postures specifically designed for women
When I was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 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
Almost a woman by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 16 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
Cuando era puertorriqueña by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young girl who leaves Puerto Rico for New York's tenements and a chance for success
Il sogno di América by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

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

Conversations with Ilan Stavans : Esmeralda Santiago( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author and critic Ilan Stavans interviews Puerto Rican-born writer Esmeralda Santiago about her life and memoirs
The Redemptive Imagination( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 8 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
The Turkish lover by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 8 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
Mango's en milkshakes : een jeugd in Puerto Rico by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in Dutch and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oorspr. titel: When I was Puerto Rican
Américas Traum : Roman by Esmeralda Santiago( Book )

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

Cuando era puertorriqueña by Esmeralda Santiago( )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La historia de Esmeralda Santiago comienza en la parte rural de Puerto Rico, donde sus padres y siete hermanos, en continuas luchas los unos con los otros, vivIan una vida alborotada pero llena de amor y ternura. De niNa, Esmeralda aprendiO a apreciar cOmo se come una guayaba, a distinguir la canciOn del coquI, a identificar los ingredientes en las morcillas y a ayudar a que el alma de un bebE muerto subiero al cielo. Pero precisamente cuando Esmeralda parecIa haberlo aprendido todo sobre su cultura, la llevaron a Nueva York, donde las reglas-- y el idioma-- eran no sOlo diferentes, sino tambiEn desconcertantes. COmo Esmeralda superO la adversidad, se ganO entrada a la Performing Arts High School y despuEs continuO a Harvard, de donde se graduO con altos honores, es el realto de la tremenda trayectoria de una mujer verdaderamente extraordinaria. From a rippled zinc shack in rural Puerto Rico to "the better life" in a decaying Brooklyn tenement, Esmeralda Santiago's Puerto Ri
 
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Conquistadora : a novel
Alternative Names
Esmeralda Santiago Amerikaans schrijfster

Esmeralda Santiago Puerto Rican writer and actor

Эсмеральда Сантьяго

エスメラルダ・サンティアゴ

Languages
English (130)

Spanish (69)

Dutch (3)

Danish (3)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Turkish (1)

Swedish (1)

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América's dreamA doll for NavidadesLas Christmas : favorite Latino authors share their holiday memoriesConquistadora : [a novel]Las Christmas : escritores latinos recuerdan las tradiciones navideñasLas mamis : escritores latinos recuerdan a sus madresWhen I was Puerto RicanAlmost a woman