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Into the beautiful North : a novel / Luis Alberto Urrea.

By: Urrea, Luis Alberto.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: 342 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780316025270; 0316025275; 9780316054867; 0316054860.Subject(s): Young women -- Mexico -- Fiction | City and town life -- Mexico -- Fiction | Brigands and robbers -- Mexico -- Fiction | Illegal aliens -- United States -- Fiction | Return migration -- Mexico -- Fiction | Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- FictionDDC classification: 813/.54 | 810 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Summary: "Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US when she was young. Recently, it has dawned on her that he isn't the only man who has left town. In fact, there are almost no men in the village--they've all gone north. While watching The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli decides to go north herself and recruit seven men--her own "Siete Magníficos"--to repopulate her hometown and protect it from the bandidos who plan on taking it over."--Provided by publisher.
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"Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US when she was young. Recently, it has dawned on her that he isn't the only man who has left town. In fact, there are almost no men in the village--they've all gone north. While watching The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli decides to go north herself and recruit seven men--her own "Siete Magníficos"--to repopulate her hometown and protect it from the bandidos who plan on taking it over."--Provided by publisher.

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