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Across a Hundred Mountains

Grande, Reyna

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ISBN 10: 0743269578 / ISBN 13: 9780743269575
Published by Atria Books, New York, 2006
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Book has toning to the page edges. Text block is clean, tight & square. BroDart protected jacket is without faults. Inscribed by the author on the title page. First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. Bookseller Inventory # PC 25-14

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Title: Across a Hundred Mountains

Publisher: Atria Books, New York

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Winner of the American Book Award, Across a Hundred Mountains is a stunning and poignant novel about a young girl who leaves her small town in Mexico to find her father, who left his family to find work in America—a story of migration, loss, and discovery.

After a tragedy separates her from her mother, Juana García leaves in search of her father, who left them two years earlier. Out of money and in need of someone to help her across the border, Juana meets Adelina Vasquez, a young woman who left her family in California to follow her lover to Mexico. Finding themselves—in a Tijuana jail—in desperate circumstances, they offer each other much needed material and spiritual support and ultimately become linked forever in the most unexpected of ways.

In Across a Hundred Mountains, Reyna Grande puts a human face on the controversial issue of immigration, helping readers to better understand those who risk life and limb every day in pursuit of a better life.

About the Author:

Reyna Grande, nació en Guerrero, México, en 1975, a los nueve años vino a los Estados Unidos siguiendo a sus padres. En 1999, se graduó de la Universidad de California en Santa Cruz y, en 2003, recibió la beca Rosenthal a Voces Emergentes que otorga el PEN Center USA. Vive en Los Ángeles con su hijo. Visite su página en la Internet: www.reynagrande.com.

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