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"'Aguantate tantito y la fruta caera en tu mano,' he said. 'Wait a little while and the fruit will fall into your hand. You must be patient, Esperanza."' Prolog, p. 2

"No hay rosa sin espinas. There is no rose without thorns." Chapter 1, Las Uvas, p. 14

"Now watch. Ten steps up to the top of the mountain. Add one stitch. Nine stitches down to the bottom of the valley. Skip one." Chapter 1, Las Uvas, Las Papayas, p. 14

"My father and I have lost faith in our country. We were born servants here and no matter how hard we work we will always be servants. Your father was a good man. He gave us a small piece of land and a cabin. But your uncles...you know their reputation. They would take it all away and treat us like animals. We will not work for them. The work...

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