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PBS NewsHour | 'Conquistadora' Paints Epic Tale of Love, Adventure in Puerto Rico | PBS

Duration: 07:05
Program: PBS NewsHour #10139
Broadcast Date: Aug. 24, 2011

The new novel "Conquistadora" paints a picture of love and adventure as a young women travels from Spain to Puerto Rico where her husband has inherited a sugar plantation. Jeffrey Brown speaks with author Esmeralda Santiago about the epic story and her own tale of teaching herself to read and write again after a stroke.

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Post Date: August 24, 2011