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Puerto Rican Americans

the meaning of migration to the mainland

by Joseph P. Fitzpatrick

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

  • Puerto Rico,
  • United States.,
  • New York (State),
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • Puerto Ricans -- United States.,
    • Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • Puerto Rico -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] Joseph P. Fitzpatrick.
      SeriesEthnic groups in American life series
      LC ClassificationsE184.P85 F5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 192 p.
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5079837M
      ISBN 100137401000
      LC Control Number74150712

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Puerto Rican Americans: the Meaning of Migration to the Mainland. by Fitzpatrick, Joseph P. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In the second unit of the year, students will read a memoir about Esmeralda Santiago’s childhood in Puerto Rico filled with tenderness and contention, carribbean beauty as well as poverty.

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mainland. Discover what it means to be a Puerto Rican Released on: Septem Opinions vary. When I was young, some of my relatives would carefully explain to me that I was not, and never would be, “un Americano.” I would forever remain “rice and beans” (referring to our traditional dish).

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