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The book of unknown Americans / Cristina Henr�iquez.

By: Henr�iquez, Cristina, 1977-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014Edition: First edition.Description: 285 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780385350846 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0385350848 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Teenagers -- Fiction | Immigrants -- Fiction | Delaware -- Fiction | Immigrants | Teenagers | DelawareGenre/Form: Love stories. | Love stories. | Fiction. | Love stories.DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: "Arturo and Alma Rivera have lived their whole lives in Mexico. One day, their beautiful fifteen-year-old daughter, Maribel, sustains a terrible injury, one that casts doubt on whether she'll ever be the same. And so, leaving all they have behind, the Riveras come to America with a single dream: that in this country of great opportunity and resources, Maribel can get better. When Mayor Toro, whose family is from Panama, sees Maribel in a Dollar Tree store, it is love at first sight. It's also the beginning of a friendship between the Rivera and Toro families, whose web of guilt and love and responsibility is at this novel's core."--Book jacket.
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"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.

"Arturo and Alma Rivera have lived their whole lives in Mexico. One day, their beautiful fifteen-year-old daughter, Maribel, sustains a terrible injury, one that casts doubt on whether she'll ever be the same. And so, leaving all they have behind, the Riveras come to America with a single dream: that in this country of great opportunity and resources, Maribel can get better. When Mayor Toro, whose family is from Panama, sees Maribel in a Dollar Tree store, it is love at first sight. It's also the beginning of a friendship between the Rivera and Toro families, whose web of guilt and love and responsibility is at this novel's core."--Book jacket.

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