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On The Air
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19931115
Of mixed Puerto Rican heritage, Benitez grew up in El Salvador, Mexico, and the U.S. She reads from her novel A PLACE WHERE THE SEA REMEMBERS and talks about the blending of Christian and indigenous religion in Mexican culture.
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