My Beloved World
Trips to Puerto Rico
Diabetes, Nancy Drew, Perry Mason
Transition to CSHS, first job
Co-op city / high school
Forensics club, Celina starts hostos
Puerto Rican identity
Pyne prize, graduation, wedding
D.A.'s office : learning the ropes
Child porn, Tarzan, Nelson's death
PRLDEF, pro bono
Pavia and Harcourt
Diabetes, personal growth
Hispanic American women
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The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Justice Sonia Sotomayor has become an American icon. Her memoir, My Beloved World, details her journey from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench.
This autobiography offers a moving portrait of her gritty South Bronx neighborhood and her extended Puerto Rican family, as well as details of the many challenges she has faced during her formative years and early career. This open, eloquent memoir describes how she overcame poverty, her father's... Read More »
"With startling candor and intimacy, Sonia Sotomayor recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a progress that is testament to her extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself." (Publisher)
"An instant American icon--the first Hispanic on the U.S. Supreme Court--tells the story of her life before becoming a judge in an inspiring, surprisingly personal memoir. "
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