The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez

Written By Aaron Bobrow-Strain
The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez
  • Publsiher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 16 April 2019
  • ISBN : 0374717176
  • Pages : 432 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 3 reviews
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Download or read book entitled The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez by author: Aaron Bobrow-Strain which was release on 16 April 2019 and published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux with total page 432 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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 one of the most heavily policed sites in America. Undocumented, Aida fought to make her way. She learned English, watched Friends, and, after having a baby at sixteen, dreamed of teaching dance and moving with her son to New York City. But life had other plans. Following a misstep that led to her deportation, Aida found herself in a Mexican city marked by violence, in a country that was not hers. To get back to the United States and reunite with her son, she embarked on a harrowing journey. The daughter of a rebel hero from the mountains of Chihuahua, Aida has a genius for survival—but returning to the United States was just the beginning of her quest. Taking us into detention centers, immigration courts, and the inner lives of Aida and other daring characters, The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez reveals the human consequences of militarizing what was once a more forgiving border. With emotional force and narrative suspense, Aaron Bobrow-Strain brings us into the heart of a violently unequal America. He also shows us that the heroes of our current immigration wars are less likely to be perfect paragons of virtue than complex, flawed human beings who deserve justice and empathy all the same.

The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez

The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez
  • Author : Aaron Bobrow-Strain
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2019-04-16
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 0374717176
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Summary : 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. ...

FBI Surveillance of Mexicans and Chicanos 1920 1980

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  • Author : José Angel Gutierrez
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2020-09-10
  • Total pages : 380
  • ISBN : 0374717176
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Summary : A multi-chapter book, first of its kind, that identifies, describes, and analyzes FBI documents revealing the hidden history of surveillance of Mexicans and Chicanos in the United States of America....

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  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-06
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0374717176
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Summary : What can the history of America's one-hundred-year love-hate relationship with sliced white bread tell us about contemporary efforts to change the way we eat? Fluffy industrial loaves are about as far from slow, local, and organic as you can get, but the story of social reformers, food experts, and diet ...

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  • Author : Andrea Smith
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 982
  • ISBN : 0374717176
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  • Author : Jay Robert Nash,Robert Connelly,Stanley Ralph Ross
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Total pages : 9
  • ISBN : 0374717176
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Summary : Read online The Motion Picture Guide written by Jay Robert Nash,Robert Connelly,Stanley Ralph Ross, published by which was released on 1987. Download full The Motion Picture Guide Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 628
  • ISBN : 0374717176
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Summary : Read online Histories and Stories from the other Border Identity Power and Religion Among the Mam Peasants from Chiapas Mexico 1933 1994 written by Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo, published by which was released on 1996. Download full Histories and Stories from the other Border Identity Power and Religion Among the Mam ...

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  • Author : Lorrin L. Morrison,Carroll Spear Morrison
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Publisher : Duke University Press Books
  • Release Date : 2008-04
  • Total pages : 356
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Summary : DIVArgues that previous accounts of religious and political activism in the Native American community fail to account for the variety of positions held by this community./div...

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  • Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1972
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Read online Catalog of Copyright Entries written by Library of Congress. Copyright Office, published by which was released on 1972. Download full Catalog of Copyright Entries Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 269
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Summary : How industrialization undid a region in Mexico...

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  • Author : Edward F. Fischer,Peter Blair Benson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0374717176
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Summary : In a surprising look at the hidden world of broccoli, this richly drawn ethnography traces the global commodity chain between U.S. consumer and Maya farmer, examining the connections between desire and material production....

Mayan Voices for Human Rights

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005-06
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 0374717176
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Summary : "This impressive work on human rights organizing in Chiapas provides a deep and broad view of the struggle that gained front-page attention through the Zapatista revolt that shook Mexico, beginning in the 1990s. Through living in the area, Professor Kovic was in a privileged position to witness changes made by ...

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1974
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 794
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  • Author : Beatríz M. Pesquera
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 48
  • ISBN : 0374717176
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Summary : Read online It s Her Body It s Definitely Her Right written by Beatríz M. Pesquera, published by which was released on 1997. Download full It s Her Body It s Definitely Her Right Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....