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"Impossibly smart, full of beauty, heart and insight . . . Everyone should read this book."--Tommy Orange From the two-time NBCC Finalist, an emotionally resonant, fiercely imaginative new novel about a family whose road trip across America collides with an immigration crisis at the southwestern border--an indelible journey told with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity. A mother and father set out with their two children, a boy and a girl, driving from New York to Arizona in the heat of summer. Their destination: Apacheria, the place the Apaches once called home. Why Apaches? asks the ten-year-old son. Because they were the last of something, answers his father. In their car, they play games and sing along to music.



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Valeria Luiselli

Valeria Luiselli (1983) is a novelist and non-fiction writer. She is the author of "Sidewalks," "The Story of My Teeth," and the internationally acclaimed novel "Faces in the Crowd." Luiselli's short fiction and non-fiction pieces have appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Granta and McSweeney's. Her work has been translated to multiple languages.



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