Coming of Age in the USA

August 27, 2007

What is a Quincea??era? It’s the fifteenth birthday party for a Latina girl and it’s rapidly becoming a national phenomenon in the United States. We’ll discuss the cultural significance of the event this hour with bestselling author Julia Alvarez, who’s new book is “Once Upon a Quincea??era: Coming of Age in the USA” (Viking, 2007).


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