Silent Dancing by Judith Ortiz Cofer

"Silent Dancing" is a poignant collection of autobiographical essays and poetry that weave together the memories of a Puerto Rican girl growing up in two worlds: the vibrant, warm island of her birth, and the cold, often unwelcoming urban landscape of New Jersey. Through a series of reflective and lyrical narratives, the author explores the complexities of her bicultural identity, dealing with themes of family, language, and the search for a sense of belonging. Her stories oscillate between the past and the present, capturing the nostalgia for a homeland left behind and the challenges of navigating a new American life, all while trying to hold onto her cultural heritage and personal history.

The 5133rd greatest book of all time


Published
1990
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
168
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

If you're interested in seeing the ranking details on this book go here

This book is on the following 1 lists: