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The Islands: The worlds of the Puerto Ricans (Harper Colophon books ; CN 415) Hardcover – 1975


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Product Details

  • Series: Harper Colophon books ; CN 415
  • Hardcover: 535 pages
  • Publisher: Harper & Row (1975)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060904151
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060904159
  • Product Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.3 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,977,253 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on January 22, 1998
Format: Hardcover
I discovered this book while perusing through stacks of dusty volumes in a used book store in Santa Fe, NM in the mid 80's. Thinking that I knew something of the island's history, I commenced to explore chapter one. Two days later I emerged from a wonderful and educational experience that left me feeling less sure of my ethnocentric gringo attitude. Steiner had reached me and showed me a different side of the culture and people that I had made my own through marriage. If you know nothing of Puerto Rico or think you know a lot, read this book. I hope you find it as enjoyable as I did.

P.S. this is my first review so it may not follow traditional form but I really liked this book !!!
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