Tell Me How It Ends

Tell Me How It Ends

An Essay in Forty Questions

Book - 2017
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"Structured around the forty questions Luiselli translates and asks undocumented Latin-American children facing deportation, Tell Me How It Ends (an expansion of her 2016 Freeman's essay of the same name) humanizes these young migrants and highlights the contradiction of the idea of America as a fiction for immigrants with the reality of racism and fear--both here and back home"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, 2017
ISBN: 9781566894951
Branch Call Number: 305.230869 LUI
Characteristics: 119 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Luiselli, Valeria 1983- Niños perdidos


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From 2014 to 2015, Mexican writer Luiselli (The Story of My Teeth) worked as a translator for the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services in New York, where she administered a 40-question survey to unaccompanied and undocumented minors who fled Central American the United States. -- Publishers Weekly

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Jul 22, 2017

A mediocre essay by a great novelist.


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