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EAN-139780739338964   EAN-13 barcode 9780739338964
Product NameEsperanza Rising
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionCompact Disc
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 073933896X
SKU2151720166
Price New14.98 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used14.00 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Run Time282 minutes
Run Time282 minutes
Width1.13 inches    (convert)
Height5.93 inches    (convert)
Length5.08 inches    (convert)
Weight36 hundredths pounds    (convert)
AuthorPam Muñoz Ryan
Page Count4
BindingAudio Cd
FormatAudiobook, CD, Unabridged
Published01/09/2007
Run Time282 minutes
FeaturesUsed Book in Good Condition
Long DescriptionEsperanza Ortega possesses all the treasures a young girl could want: fancy dresses; a beautiful home filled with servants in the bountiful region of Aguascalientes, Mexico; and the promise of one day rising to Mama’s position and presiding over all of El Rancho de las Rosas. But a sudden tragedy shatters that dream, forcing Esperanza and Mama to flee to California and settle in a Mexican farm labor camp. There they confront the challenges of hard work, acceptance by their own people, and economic difficulties brought on by the Great Depression.  When Mama falls ill from Valley Fever and a strike for better working conditions threatens to uproot their new life, Esperanza must relinquish her hold on the past and learn to embrace a future ripe with the riches of family and community.
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