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Where we come from, by Oscar Casares

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Where we come from, by Oscar Casares
Language
eng
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Main title
Where we come from
Oclc number
1110142997
Responsibility statement
by Oscar Casares
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
Summary
"From a distance, the towns along the U.S.-Mexican border have dangerous reputations--on one side, drug cartels; on the other, zealous border patrol agents--and Brownsville is no different. But to twelve-year-old Orly, it's simply where his godmother Nina lives--and where he is being forced to stay the summer after his mother's sudden death. For Nina, Brownsville is where she grew up, where she lost her first and only love, and where she stayed as her relatives moved away and her neighborhood deteriorated. It's the place where she has buried all her secrets--and now she has another: she's providing refuge for a young immigrant boy named Daniel, for whom traveling to America has meant trading one set of dangers for another. Separated from the violent human traffickers who brought him across the border and pursued by the authorities, Daniel must stay completely hidden. But Orly's arrival threatens to put them all at risk of exposure."--, Provided by publisher
Target audience
adult

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