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In the country we love : my family divided / Diane Guerrero with Michelle Burford.

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Summary:

"Diane Guerrero, the television actress from Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, was just fourteen years old on the day her parents and brother were arrested and deported to Colombia while she was at school. Born in the U.S., Guerrero was able to remain in the country and continue her education, depending on the kindness of family friends who took her in and helped her build a life and a successful acting career for herself, without the support system of her family. In the Country We Love is a moving, heartbreaking story of one woman's extraordinary resilience in the face of the nightmarish struggles of undocumented residents in this country"-- Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Parkdale Community Library 921 GUERRERO 2016 (Text) 33892100379016 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/17/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627795272
  • ISBN: 1627795278
  • Physical Description: 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The silver key -- Mi familia -- Underground -- The good girl -- The plan -- Ground shift -- Taken -- Left behind -- Second family -- Butterfly -- New world -- The edge -- Turnabout -- Stage right -- New York City -- Orange -- Into daylight -- Call to action.
Summary, etc.:
"Diane Guerrero, the television actress from Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, was just fourteen years old on the day her parents and brother were arrested and deported to Colombia while she was at school. Born in the U.S., Guerrero was able to remain in the country and continue her education, depending on the kindness of family friends who took her in and helped her build a life and a successful acting career for herself, without the support system of her family. In the Country We Love is a moving, heartbreaking story of one woman's extraordinary resilience in the face of the nightmarish struggles of undocumented residents in this country"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
HL780L Lexile.
Subject: Guerrero, Diane, 1986-
Guerrero, Diane, 1986- > Family.
Actors > United States > Biography.
Children of illegal aliens > United States > Biography.
Immigration enforcement > United States.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Personal Memoirs.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Cultural Heritage.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Emigration & Immigration.

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