Spanish Harlem

an anatomy of poverty. by Patricia Cayo Sexton

Publisher: Harper & Row in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 208 Downloads: 888
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  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York.


  • Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Poverty,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

LC ClassificationsF128.9.P8 S48
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5941165M
LC Control Number65011717

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DESCRIPTION FROM THE BOOK JACKET: There are two secrets Evelyn Serrano is keeping from her Mami and Papo: her true feelings about growing up in her Spanish Harlem neighborhood, and her attitude about Abuela, her sassy grandmother who’s come from Puerto Rico to live with them. Then, like an urgent ticking clock, events erupt that change.

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In Search of Respect describes the social structure of the drug business. Throughout the book, Phillip Bourgois interviews drug dealers in East Harlem. They mention the struggles they go to in order to survive. I learned that prejudice and racism played an important role in the characters' lives in that it was almost like a predetermining factor/5.

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From the English and Spanish storefront signs, to the music drifting from speakers on a street corner, to the Spanglish spoken by the family walking beside me.

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As with any cultural melting pot, East Harlem is a food lover's paradise. The most famous of its restaurants—indeed, one of the high churches of food in America, and now the hub of a booming red-sauce business—is Rao's (pronounced ray-ohs), founded in Also worth visiting is the primary business hub of Spanish Harlem, which has historically been East th Street from 5th Avenue heading east to the FDR Drive.

Nowadays the th Street artery is populated by numerous taquerías and tamale vendors, creating a .Bodega Dreams tells the story of Chino, a young man in Spanish Harlem who crosses paths with the legendary Willie Bodega, who is equal parts gangster, activist and dreamer.

As Chino is drawn further into Bodega’s world, he becomes increasingly connected with el barrio’s shady underbelly and begins to contemplate the future of the neighborhood.