Dominicana

DominicanaFifteen year old Ana Cancion never dreamed of moving to America, the way the girls she grew up with in the Dominican countryside did But when Juan Ruiz proposes and promises to take her to New York City, she has to say yes It doesn t matter that he is twice her age, that there is no love between t

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Lost Children Archive

Lost Children ArchiveFrom the two time NBCC Finalist, an emotionally resonant, fiercely imaginative new novel about a family whose road trip across America collides with an immigration crisis at the southwestern border an indelible journey told with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity n nA mother

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In the Midst of Winter

In the Midst of WinterNew York Times and worldwide bestselling dazzling storyteller Associated Press Isabel Allende returns with a sweeping novel about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that journeys from present day Brooklyn to Guatemala in the recent past to 1970s Chile and

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Temporada de huracanes

Temporada de huracanesCon un ritmo y un lenguaje magistrales, Fernanda Melchor, autora de Falsa liebre explora en esta obra las sinrazones que subyacen a los actos m s desesperados de barbarie pasional n nUna novela cruda y desgarradora en la que el lector quedar envuelto, atrapado por las palabras y la atm sfera de terr

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The Undocumented Americans

The Undocumented AmericansOne of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans in this deeply personal and groundbreaking portrait of a nation n nWriter Karla Cornejo Villavicencio was on DACA when she decided to write about being undocumented for the

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Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions

Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty QuestionsStructured around the forty questions Luiselli translates and asks undocumented Latin American children facing deportation, Tell Me How It Ends an expansion of her 2016 Freeman s essay of the same name humanizes these young migrants and highlights the contradiction of the idea of America as a fict

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Las cosas que perdimos en el fuego

Las cosas que perdimos en el fuegoEl mundo de Mariana Enriquez no tiene por qu ser el nuestro, y, sin embargo, lo termina siendo Bastan pocas frases para pisarlo, respirarlo y no olvidarlo gracias a una viveza emocional ins lita Con la cotidianidad hecha pesadilla, el lector se despierta abatido, perturbado por historias e im gen

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Hippie

HippieIn Hippie, his most autobiographical novel to date, Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to re live the dream of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order authoritarian politics, conservative modes of behavior, excessive consumerism, and an unbalanced con

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Fruit of the Drunken Tree

Fruit of the Drunken TreeIn the vein of Isabel Allende and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a mesmerizing debut set against the backdrop of the devastating violence of 1990 s Colombia about a sheltered young girl and a teenage maid who strike an unlikely friendship that threatens to undo them both n nThe Santiago family lives in a ga

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Mean

MeanMyriam Gurba s debut is the bold and hilarious tale of her coming of age as a queer, mixed race Chicana Blending radical formal fluidity and caustic humor, Mean turns what might be tragic into piercing, revealing comedy This is a confident, funny, brassy book that takes the cost of sexual assault,

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