|Becoming Maria : : love and chaos in the South Bronx|
Author: Manzano, Sonia
Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled. This is Sonia's own story rendered with an unforgettable narrative power. It is Sonia's dream of becoming an actress that keeps her afloat among the turbulence of her life and times.
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