A powerful story about the dreams and sacrifices of immigrants, finding both belonging and disappointment. Residents of a dingy apartment complex share the myriad reasons for ending up in Delaware, from Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, Nicaraugua, Guatemala, Venezuela, and Paraguay, overlaid by a teen romance with the gravity of John Green's Looking for Alaska and some of the themes of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Díaz.
The Book of Unknown Americans
"A dazzling, heartbreaking page-turner destined for breakout status: a novel that gives voice to millions of Americans as it tells the story of the love between a Panamanian boy and a Mexican girl: teenagers living in an apartment block of immigrant families like their own." - from Goodreads
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