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When I walk through that door, I am : an immigrant mother's quest / Jimmy Santiago Baca.

When I walk through that door, I am : an immigrant mother's quest

Baca, Jimmy Santiago, 1952- author. (Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main 811.54 B12wi (Text) 31307023577457 New In process -
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  • ISBN: 9780807059357
  • ISBN: 0807059358
  • Physical Description: 74 pages ; 18 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2019]

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Summary, etc.: Jimmy Santiago Baca sends us on a journey with Sophia, an El Salvadorian mother facing a mountain of obstacles, carrying with her the burden of all that has come before: her husband's murder, a wrenching separation from her young son at the border, then rape and abuse at the hands of ICE, yet persevering: "I keep walking/carrying you in my thoughts," she repeats, as she wills her boy to know she is on a quest to find him.
Subject: Illegal aliens > Poetry.
Genre: Poetry.

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