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NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR - "An epic road trip [that also] captures the unruly intimacies of marriage and parenthood ... This is a novel that daylights our common humanity, and challenges us to reconcile our differences." --The Washington PostOne of The Atlantic's Great American Novels of the Past 100 Years In Valeria Luiselli's fiercely imaginative follow-up to the American Book Award-winning Tell Me How It Ends, an artist couple set out with their two children on a road trip from New York to Arizona in the heat of summer. As the family travels west, the bonds between them begin to fray: a fracture is growing between the parents, one the children can almost feel beneath their feet. Through ephemera such as songs, maps and a Polaroid camera, the children try to make sense of both their family's crisis and the larger one engulfing the news: the stories of thousands of kids trying to cross the southwestern border into the United States but getting detained--or lost in the desert along the way. A breath-taking feat of literary virtuosity, Lost Children Archive is timely, compassionate, subtly hilarious, and formally inventive--a powerful, urgent story about what it is to be human in an inhuman world.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780525436461
  • ISBN-10: 0525436464
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: February 2020
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds
  • Page Count: 384

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