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The Book of Unknown Americans
by Cristina Henríquez

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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK We had been planning our life here for so long. Filling out papers, hoping, praying, waiting. We had all of our dreams pinned on this place, but the pin was thin and delicate and it was too soon to tell whether it was going to hold much of anything at all. When Alma Rivera arrives in Newark, Delaware she is brim full of the promise and possibilities of her new American home. Hope that her luminous daughter Maribel will be helped by the specialist education the US can provide, and faith that her husband Arturo will flourish in a country that celebrates the hard-working and the talented. But the reality of life without status, money, family and friends soon becomes apparent. And when violence casts its shadow, Alma realizes that her biggest mistake was assuming that everything that could go wrong in their lives already had . . . In this tale of great imagination and grace, Cristina Henriquez gives voice to the stories of the displaced and unknown - the untold stories of our time that resonate for us all.

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The Book of Unknown AmericansThe Book of Unknown Americans (Paperback)
Pub. Date: 2015-03-03
Publisher: Vintage
Price: $3.45
Seller: Owls Books, Toledo, OH, USA
Description: Shows some signs of wear from usage. Is no longer bright/shinny. Edge wear from storage and shelving.
Condition: Very good
The Book of Unknown AmericansThe Book of Unknown Americans (Paperback)
Pub. Date: 2015-03-03
Publisher: Vintage
Price: $3.45
Seller: Owls Books, Toledo, OH, USA
Description: Shows some signs of wear from usage. Is no longer bright/shinny. Edge wear from storage and shelving.
Condition: Very good
 
 
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    The Book of Unknown Americans (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2015-03-03
    Publisher: Vintage
    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
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    The Book of Unknown Americans (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2015-03-03
    Publisher: Vintage
    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
    Condition: Good

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    Toledo, OH, USA
    $3.45
    The Book of Unknown Americans (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2015-03-03
    Publisher: Vintage
    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
    Condition: Good

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    Toledo, OH, USA
    $3.45
    The Book of Unknown Americans (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2015-03-03
    Publisher: Vintage
    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
    Condition: Good

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    Toledo, OH, USA
    $3.45
    The Book of Unknown Americans (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2015-03-03
    Publisher: Vintage
    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
    Condition: Good

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    Toledo, OH, USA
    $3.45
    The Book of Unknown Americans (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2015-03-03
    Publisher: Vintage
    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
    Condition: Good

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    Toledo, OH, USA
    $3.45
    The Book of Unknown Americans (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2015-03-03
    Publisher: Vintage
    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
    Condition: Good

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    Toledo, OH, USA
    $3.45
    The Book of Unknown Americans (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2015-03-03
    Publisher: Vintage
    Condition: Fair
    Notes: Noticeably used book. Text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Heavy wear to covers and pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.

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    The Book of Unknown Americans (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2015
    Publisher: Vintage
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    Pub. Date: 2015
    Publisher: Vintage
    Description: Fairly worn, but readable and intact. If applicable: Dust jacket, disc or access code may not be included.

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Overview

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK We had been planning our life here for so long. Filling out papers, hoping, praying, waiting. We had all of our dreams pinned on this place, but the pin was thin and delicate and it was too soon to tell whether it was going to hold much of anything at all. When Alma Rivera arrives in Newark, Delaware she is brim full of the promise and possibilities of her new American home. Hope that her luminous daughter Maribel will be helped by the specialist education the US can provide, and faith that her husband Arturo will flourish in a country that celebrates the hard-working and the talented. But the reality of life without status, money, family and friends soon becomes apparent. And when violence casts its shadow, Alma realizes that her biggest mistake was assuming that everything that could go wrong in their lives already had . . . In this tale of great imagination and grace, Cristina Henriquez gives voice to the stories of the displaced and unknown - the untold stories of our time that resonate for us all.

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  • PID: 16367066307
  • ISBN-13: 9780345806406
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Seller: Discover Books
    Condition: Fair
    Notes: Noticeably used book. Text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Heavy wear to covers and pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.