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Puerto Rican Lives

(see also Puerto Rican American History, Life & Values & Puerto Rican Movements)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Andreu Iglesias, César. Luis Muñóz Marín: un hombre acorralado por la historia (Rio Piedras: Puerto, 1972).

Iglesias, César Andreu (ed.) Memoirs of Bernardo Vega: A Contribution to the History of the Puerto Rican Community in New York (NY: Monthly Review, 1984).

Maldonado Denis, Manuel. Betances, revolucionario antillano, y otros ensayos (Rio Piedras: Antillana, 1978).

Mintz, Sidney W. Worker in the Cane: A Puerto Rican Life History (New Haven: Yale, 1960.

Ortiz Cofer, Judith. Silent Dancing: Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood (Houston: Arte Público, 1990).

__________. Woman in Front of the Sun: On Becoming a Writer (Athens: U. of Georgia, 2000).

Ribes Tovar, Federico. Albizu Campos: Puerto Rican Revolutionary (NY: Plus Ultra, 1971).

__________. Lolita Lebron, la prisionera (NY: Plus Ultra, 1974).

Rivera Correa, R.R. The Pariahs (NY: Carlton, 1967). Impassioned biography of Pedro Albizu Campos.

Senior, Clarence. Santiago Iglesias: Labor Crusader (Hato Rey: Inter American U, 1972).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Double Life of Ernesto Gómez Gómez" [1998], dir. Gary Weimberg, 56m. Story of Guillermo Morales Pagan, son of Puerto Rican nationalists who had been jailed & driven into exile, who was adopted & raised to adolescence in Mexico, & then came to San Francisco in search of roots.

"The Life & Poetry of Julia de Burgos" [1979], dir. José García Torres, 28m. Docu-drama on great nationalist poet's life & work in P.R., Cuba & NY. From Cinema Guild.

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