Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education #(2022)
- Title: Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education
- Author: Jennifer De Leon
- ISBN: 9780803245938
- Page: 207
- Format: Paperback
Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education Best Download || [Jennifer De Leon] - Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education, Wise Latinas Writers on Higher Education College can be a complex time for Latinas who are traditionally expected to leave home when they get married In her essay Only Daughter author Sandra Cisneros remarks After four years in college an
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This should be required reading for all Latinas entering higher education I wish I had this book back when I was experiencing college for the first time There were so many instances of seeing myself in the essays, my own experience in discovering I was other once I got to college It was a very overdue, very welcome collection.
I needed this book when I was just starting college But I m glad to have come across it at all It is a wonderful text, a mirror for Latinas who struggle with finding where they belong.
The worst thing about this book is the title and perhaps the cover Someone probably thought it was a good idea to capitalize on Chief Justice s phenomenal quote about being a wise Latina, but that phrase doesn t properly capture the spirit of the essays contained within Neither does the cover which depicts a singular, perhaps timid, woman roaming a massive courtyard or what have you I wouldn t describe the writers as timid or lost or even wise Rather, they are all pretty badass The voices span t [...]
There aren t many books out there like this, regarding Latinas experiences being the first in their families to attend higher education Each story resonated with me in some way and has inspired me to eventually reach out to the editor of this book of essays and stories I love love loved this book and I can t wait to own this, share this, and tell the whole world about it Can t stop raving about it.
So good I read this to see if it might be worth recommending to Latina teens with whom I work, and it sure is It was important for me to read to understand some of the challenges Latina teens may face Many of the essays and stories were poignant and insightful Definitely a worthwhile collection
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