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Winner of the American Book Award, Across a Hundred Mountains is a "timely and riveting" (People) novel about a young girl who leaves her small town in Mexico to find her father, who left his family to work in America--a story of migration, loss, and discovery.

After a tragedy separates her from her mother, Juana Garc a leaves in search of her father, who left them two years earlier. Out of money and in need of someone to help her across the border, Juana meets Adelina Vasquez, a young woman who left her family in California to follow her lover to Mexico. Finding themselves--in a Tijuana jail--in desperate circumstances, they offer each other much needed material and spiritual support and ultimately become linked forever in the most unexpected of ways.

In Across a Hundred Mountains, Reyna Grande puts a human face on the controversial issue of immigration, helping readers to better understand "the desperation of illegal immigrants and the families they leave behind" (Entertainment Weekly) in pursuit of a better life.

  • ISBN-13: 9780743269582
  • ISBN-10: 0743269586
  • Publisher: Washington Square Press
  • Publish Date: May 2007
  • Dimensions: 8.22 x 7.1 x 0.72 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.52 pounds
  • Page Count: 272