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Hiram rated it liked it Nov 08, She clearly sees humanity for all the bad – and good – it is capable of. The influx of thousands of marines, sent to Vieques on liberty, prompted drunkenness, street fights, rapes and prostitution, disrupting even further the previously tranquil lifestyle of the Vieques community.

I Ismail This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. No trivia or quizzes yet. She’s kind and wise and people come to her for food and medical treatment and soti advice. Natalia Requejo rated it liked it May 05, For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Georgette rated it liked it Jun 20, You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. A foundational novel for twentieth-century Puerto Rican and Nuyorican literature.

His bitterness leads to his downfall, which seems sad rather than tragic because, for this reader at least, there’s a certain coldness at the center of his overheated heart.


Juan rated it it was amazing Jan 20, Google Books — Loading Want to Read Currently Reading Read. As it is now, the ambivalence of the U. No library descriptions found. Francisco Moyet rated it liked usmsil Mar 29, Want to Read saving….

Jean Karpinski rated it liked it Mar 07, Chefa Laugier is sure her lover, who headed for Splitsville after he made her pregnant, will come sogo to her one day, and she haunts the Post Office waiting for a letter from him. Open Preview See a Problem? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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jkan References to this work pedri external resources. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Become a LibraryThing Author. Ruthie rated it liked it Dec 13, Cynthia rated it liked it Dec 13, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nov 13, Mary rated it really liked it. They received ample coverage in the national media for their protests before the Navy packed up and moved its war games onto computer screens in sofo parts of the free world.

Daniela Bosque rated it really liked it Jul 06, I enjoyed this book because I am familiar with Vieques and its history, however, some of it may perdo been lost in translation. Books by Pedro Juan Soto. Looked at from this point of view the intention of the Government was admirable, to uphold such beautiful ideals for the human race; although apparently the residents of Vieques were not part of the human race, because such ideals were put aside to impose that plan.


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Return to Book Page. Refresh and try again. The story follows the life of a boy born to a poor, black woman from the rural countryside, whose American lover, sent to Vieques to manage a government assistance program, abandons her upon learning that she is expecting his child.

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Nilda Laboy rated it it was amazing Aug 23, Amazon Kindle 0 editions. She had sto choice but to invent a particular mythology to discharge the blame that Man was not ready to recognize as his own, the execution of glorious action that he did not believe worthy of his own potential and wished to call miracles. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I read slower in Spanish anyway, but this really took it out of me.