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Were You There?

Visbal-Arroyo, Luz

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ISBN 10: 1587362201 / ISBN 13: 9781587362200
Published by Iceni Books, Tucson, Ariz, 2004
Used Condition: As New Soft cover
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Marfree, acidfree Fine 1stEd as shown ENSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on TP; no names, not marked-in, underscored, clearance or discard. (See this dealer for signed Hibiscus Island, same author) Mails from NYC usually within 12 hours.; Signed by Author; 0.25 x 8 x 5 Inches; 97 pages; Nicolasa leaves her native country of Puerto Rico with an open heart and a suitcase full of dreams. When she arrives in New York, she is faced with the reality of her new life: the neighborhood where her aunt Ana lives is nothing like the picturesque world of her dreams. Nicolasa finds living with her aunt to be a challenge—and a wonderful experience. Like many other immigrants in New York, Nicolasa seeks to fulfill her dreams and achieve a better life for herself and her siblings, who come to live with her.Were You There? is not the story of one ethnic group's struggles. People from all over the world have come to the United States seeking opportunity. This book's title is a question that could be asked by many people. Bookseller Inventory # 23617

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Title: Were You There?

Publisher: Iceni Books, Tucson, Ariz

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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Nicolasa leaves her native country of Puerto Rico with an open heart and a suitcase full of dreams. When she arrives in New York, she is faced with the reality of her new life: the neighborhood where her aunt Ana lives is nothing like the picturesque world of her dreams. Nicolasa finds living with her aunt to be a challenge-and a wonderful experience. Like many other immigrants in New York, Nicolasa seeks to fulfill her dreams and achieve a better life for herself and her siblings, who come to live with her. Were You There? is not the story of one ethnic group's struggles. People from all over the world have come to the United States seeking opportunity. This book's title is a question that could be asked by many people.

About the Author:

Luz Visbal-Arroyo is a retired hospital financial investigator, a wife, and the mother of four children. Born in Puerto Rico, she has lived in New York City for over fifty years. Her hobbies include reading, Bible study, sewing, walking, cooking, and—of course—writing. She has written one other novel, Rain, and a bilingual cookbook entitled A Bit of This and Some of That.

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