The distance between us : a memoir
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New York : Atria Books, 2012.
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Book
Edition
1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
Physical Desc
325 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Oliver La Farge - Adult  1 available
973.04687 Gra
Southside - Adult  1 available
973.04687 Gra

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English
ISBN
9781451661774 (hc), 1451661770 (hc), 9781451661781 (pbk.), 1451661789 (pbk.)
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UG
Level 5.4, 17 Points

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When Reyna Grande's father leaves his wife and three children behind in a village in Mexico to make the dangerous trek across the border to the United States, he promises he will soon return from "El Otro Lado" (The Other Side) with enough money to build them a dream house where they can all live together. His promises become harder to believe as months turn into years. When he summons his wife to join him, Reyna and her siblings are deposited in the already overburdened household of their stern, unsmiling grandmother. The three siblings are forced to look out for themselves; in childish games they find a way to forget the pain of abandonment and learn to solve very adult problems. When their mother at last returns, the reunion sets the stage for a dramatic new chapter in Reyna's young life: her own journey to "El Otro Lado" to live with the man who has haunted her imagination for years, her long-absent father. -- Jacket, p. [2]

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Grande, R. (2012). The distance between us: a memoir (1st Atria Books hardcover ed.). Atria Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Grande, Reyna. 2012. The Distance between Us: A Memoir. New York: Atria Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Grande, Reyna. The Distance between Us: A Memoir New York: Atria Books, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Grande, Reyna. The Distance between Us: A Memoir 1st Atria Books hardcover ed., Atria Books, 2012.

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