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American Chica Two Worlds, One Childhood

By: Arana, Marie

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 004370

ISBN: 0385319630

Condition: Near Fine


This book was a National Book Award Finalist. In her father's Peruvian family, Arana was taught to be a proper lady, yet in her mother's American family she learned to shoot a gun, break a horse, and snap a chicken's neck for dinner. She shuttled easily between these deeply separate cultures for years. It was wen she immigrated with her family to the United States that she came to understand that she was a hybrid American whose cultural identity was split in half. Coming... View more info