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    The death and life of Aida Hernandez : a border story / Aaron Bobrow-Strain
    Book | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 2019 | First edition.
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    Edition
    First edition.
    Description
    viii, 416 pages ; 24 cm
    Bibliography
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-404).
    Contents
    Prologue: the death of Aida Hernandez -- No country for young women -- Girl in a labyrinth -- English without barriers -- A sudden storm -- Miles of wall and no time to sleep -- The new millennium, her own quiet war -- Better living through border security -- Dance steps -- American dreaming -- No country for young women -- Trauma red -- Hunger is worse -- Madera -- Exile and belonging -- La roca -- The railroad yard -- The black palace -- Trauma red -- Slipknot -- Lucky Ema -- All the monsters at once -- The healer -- Leaving the world and fighting to rejoin it -- The "Show me your papers" state -- What care can do -- Slipknot -- Going away to come back -- Ema's journey -- The underworld -- Aida's voice -- Aida and Ema -- Going away to come back -- To Battery Park -- Epilogue: the life of Aida Hernandez.
    Subject
    Addl. Author
    Hernandez, Aida.
    ISBN
    9780374191979 :
    0374191972 :
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