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The Resource The death and life of Aida Hernandez : a border story, Aaron Bobrow-Strain

The death and life of Aida Hernandez : a border story, Aaron Bobrow-Strain

Label
The death and life of Aida Hernandez : a border story
Title
The death and life of Aida Hernandez
Title remainder
a border story
Statement of responsibility
Aaron Bobrow-Strain
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As an undocumented immigrant, Aida had to fight 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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bobrow-Strain, Aaron
Dewey number
972/.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.M5
LC item number
B58 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hernandez, Aida
  • Mexicans
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • Mexican-American Border Region
  • Immigrants
  • Mexicans
  • Mexico
  • North America
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
Label
The death and life of Aida Hernandez : a border story, Aaron Bobrow-Strain
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [357]-404)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- About this book -- Notes -- Glossary of Spanish terms used in the text -- Explanation of terminology -- Acknowledgments
Control code
on1080251499
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 416 pages
Isbn
9780374191979
Lccn
2018044062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1080251499
Label
The death and life of Aida Hernandez : a border story, Aaron Bobrow-Strain
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [357]-404)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- About this book -- Notes -- Glossary of Spanish terms used in the text -- Explanation of terminology -- Acknowledgments
Control code
on1080251499
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 416 pages
Isbn
9780374191979
Lccn
2018044062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1080251499

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