The Resource The far away brothers : two young migrants and the making of an American life, Lauren Markham

The far away brothers : two young migrants and the making of an American life, Lauren Markham

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The far away brothers : two young migrants and the making of an American life
Title
The far away brothers
Title remainder
two young migrants and the making of an American life
Statement of responsibility
Lauren Markham
Title variation
  • Two young migrants and the making of an American life
  • Making of an American life
  • 2 young migrants and the making of an American life
  • Far away brothers
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2 young migrants and the making of an American life
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Language
eng
Summary
"The ... story of identical twin brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California-- fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong ... journalist Lauren Markham follows the seventeen-year-old Flores twins as they make their harrowing journey across the Rio Grande and the Texas desert, into the hands of immigration authorities, and from there to their estranged older brother's custody in Oakland, CA. Soon these unaccompanied minors are navigating a new school in a new language, working to pay down their mounting coyote debt, and facing their day in immigration court, while also encountering the triumphs and pitfalls of life as American teenagers-- girls, grades, Facebook --with only each other for support"--Provided by publisher
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Title
The far away brothers
Creator
Summary
Author Lauren Markham was working as a counselor in an Oakland, California school district when she met identical twins Raúl and Ernesto Flores. The teenagers had fled El Salvador to escape deadly gang violence, knowing no English and unprepared for American society. Markham traces their harrowing journey to the U.S. and their struggles to survive in a strange land, illuminating the difficulties of undocumented minors; she also offers details on migrant shelters, the Texas border wall, and court proceedings in immigration cases. -- Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
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Story line
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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10576555
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 305.868/7284079466
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.S15
LC item number
M37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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two young migrants and the making of an American life
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two young migrants and the making of an American life
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Lauren Markham
The far away brothers : two young migrants and the making of an American life, Lauren Markham
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The far away brothers : two young migrants and the making of an American life, Lauren Markham
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The missing -- The flood -- The churn -- The walls -- The courthouse -- The detained -- The arrest -- The girls -- The failed -- The halt -- The long walk -- The land
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 298 pages
Isbn
9781101906200
Lccn
2017000952
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2017000952
  • (OCoLC)966863220

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