The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez

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  • Author : Aaron Bobrow-Strain
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Pages : 432 pages
  • ISBN : 0374717176
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 3 reviews
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The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez

The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez
  • Author : Aaron Bobrow-Strain
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 16 April 2019
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Winner of the 2020 Pacific Northwest Book Award | Named a 2019 Southwest Book of the Year Shortlisted for the 2019 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize What happens when an undocumented teen mother takes on the U.S. immigration system? When Aida Hernandez was born in 1987 in Agua Prieta, Mexico, the nearby U.S. border was little more than a worn-down fence. Eight years later, Aida’s mother took her and her siblings to live in Douglas, Arizona. By then, the border had become

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