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When I Was Puerto Rican is narrated in the first person, from the perspective of Esmeralda "Negi" Santiago, the author.
When I Was Puerto Rican is narrated in past tense, describing Negi's life from age four to 14.
When I Was Puerto Rican references Negi's coming of age. The first of three memoirs, When I Was Puerto Rican follows Negi through her childhood in Puerto Rico before she moves to New York, where she matures and grows into her American identity.
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