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The book of unknown Americans

Author: Cristina Henríquez
Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Vintage Contemporaries editionView all editions and formats
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A boy and a girl fall in love. The hopes of two families collide with destiny. After fifteen year old Maribel sustains a terrible injury, the only hope her family sees for her recovery lies in the United States. Leaving a comfortable life behind in Mexico, the Riveras risk everything to come north. It's not long after they settle that Mayor Toro, the son of one of their new neighbors, recognizes a kindred spirit in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Novela
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cristina Henríquez
ISBN: 9780345806406 0345806409
OCLC Number: 906447741
Description: 285 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Cristina Henríquez.

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A boy and a girl fall in love. The hopes of two families collide with destiny. After fifteen year old Maribel sustains a terrible injury, the only hope her family sees for her recovery lies in the United States. Leaving a comfortable life behind in Mexico, the Riveras risk everything to come north. It's not long after they settle that Mayor Toro, the son of one of their new neighbors, recognizes a kindred spirit in this beautiful, damaged outsider.
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