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Into the beautiful North : a novel

Author: Luis Alberto Urrea
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US when she was young. Recently, it has dawned on her that he isn't the only man who has left town. In fact, there are almost no men in the village--they've all gone north. While watching The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli decides to go north herself and recruit seven men--her own "Siete  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Urrea, Luis Alberto.
Into the beautiful North.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2009
(OCoLC)649001987
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Alberto Urrea
ISBN: 9780316025270 0316025275 9780316025263 0316025267
OCLC Number: 248539798
Description: 342 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US when she was young. Recently, it has dawned on her that he isn't the only man who has left town. In fact, there are almost no men in the village--they've all gone north. While watching The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli decides to go north herself and recruit seven men--her own "Siete Magníficos"--to repopulate her hometown and protect it from the bandidos who plan on taking it over."--Provided by publisher.
Responsibility: Luis Alberto Urrea.
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Beloved bestselling author Luis Alberto Urrea returns with a brilliant, ebullient, and timely road novel about a young woman's journey north to America.  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH: "[Into the Beautiful North] is deliciously composed...[Urrea writes] in a sweet but serious style...You find it in the dialogue...You find it in the description Read more...

 
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