'GMA' Buzz Picks: 'My Broken Language: A Memoir' by Quiara Alegria Hudes

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright's coming-of-age novel explores how she found her voice while growing up in a Puerto Rican household amid the backdrop of an ailing North Philadelphia barrio.
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in the heights The trailer heights," lin-manuel Miranda's Tony award winning musical and our buzz pick is from Lin's writing partner. Her critically acclaimed new memoir, "My broken language," is described as a love letter to her Puerto rican heritage and here is the author. Good morning, America. Quiara Hudes here and I'm honored to share with you "My broken language." It's my memoir of growing up in philly in the '80s and '90s when AIDS and addiction touched my family. Ad yet how our dance parties, loud music and prayers filled me with resilience and joy. A teacher once said to me your Spanish is broken, so then right your broken spatial and I did. I took something broken and I made something new and whole. I love that. Lin-manuel Miranda says, quote, her sentences will take your "My broken language" is available everywhere now and "In the heights" will be out in June. In the mean time keep on reading with us along with Instagram @gmabookclub.

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