In Nueva York is Nicholasa Mohr’s contribution of pathos and humor to the traditionally bleak depiction of life in New York’s Puerto Rican barrio.
by Nicholasa Mohr
Publication Date: January 31, 1993
“The writing is serious, candid, and sophisticated, and the characters are memorable.”—Chicago Tribune
In Nueva York is a collection of short, interlocking stories that depicts, vividly, sympathetically and with wry good humor, life in one of New York City’s Puerto Rican communities, a land where survival can’t be taken for granted.”—The New York Times
NICHOLASA MOHR is the author of numerous acclaimed, award-winning books for children, young adults and adults. She has won several awards for her writing, including an Honorary Doctorate from the State University of New York at Albany. She lives in El Barrio where she was born, and continues to write books for all ages.