4 edition of The mystery of the Puerto Rican penny found in the catalog.
The mystery of the Puerto Rican penny
Isabel R. Marvin
|Statement||by Isabel R. Marvin.|
|Series||A Marisa Blake mystery|
|LC Classifications||PS3563.A7432 M98 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||72 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||72|
|LC Control Number||93061533|
Between and , a U.S. government program recruited and transported workers from Puerto Rico to fill more than , farm jobs around the continental U.S. A new book tells their story. Starting in rural Puerto Rico and then going to the barrios of New York, and back to Puerto Rico. One takes a journey through the Peasant Puerto Rican life, the mystery and magic of brujeria and Santeriia. This book has it all, a Novel that reads like one of those most loved, Spanish Telenovelas. Reviewed by Becca. TITLE: Murder With a Splash of Rum: A Puerto Rican Murder Mystery AUTHOR: C.E. Marion PUBLISHER: self-published LENGTH: pages RELEASE DATE: August 9, BLURB: Life in the Caribbean used to be simple: rum, sun, sand and sex. Then, overnight, everything changed.
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Lupe is a biracial, white Puerto Rican raised in Vermont who gets sent to Puerto Rico to spend the summer with her uncle, the Chief of Police in charge of the murder investigation. Lupe. It is every Puerto Rican child's worst nightmare come true, including Dávila Cardinal's.
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Books shelved as puerto-rican: When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago, With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo, Shadowshaper by Daniel José Old. Penny Mickelbury was born in and is a playwright, journalist, and novelist. She worked as a print and television journalist for ten years before concentrating on fiction writing.
She taught fiction and script writing in Los Angeles and saw two of her plays “Waiting for Gabriel” and “Hush Now”produced there. Puerto Rico, an island rich with culture and national pride, continues to inspire debate over its designation as a commonwealth of the United States.
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