My Beloved World - Preface - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

Sonia Sotomayor
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The memoir opens with a quote from “To Puerto Rico I Return” by Jose Guatier Benitez. The song in its entirety appears at the end of the book. The quote reads, in part, “I return to my beloved world.”

In the Preface, Sonia Sotomayor describes the reasons she decided to write the book. People often asked her about her personal life, including living with diabetes from childhood and the loss of her father at a relatively young age. Sotomayor also makes the distinction between an autobiography and memoirs, and writes that some people may have variations of the events she describes.

In the Prologue, young Sonia's parents, Celina and Juli, were fighting early one morning. It was not an uncommon scene in the Sotomayor household. This time, their fight was because Celina was trying to make Juli learn to give Sonia her...

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