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The Resource Make your home among strangers : a novel, Jennine Capo Crucet

Make your home among strangers : a novel, Jennine Capo Crucet

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Make your home among strangers : a novel
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Make your home among strangers : a novel
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Jennine Capo Crucet
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Language
eng
Summary
"When Lizet-the daughter of Cuban immigrants and the first in her family to graduate from high school-secretly applies and is accepted to an ultra-elite college, her parents are furious at her decision to leave Miami. Just weeks before she's set to start school, her parents divorce and her father sells her childhood home, leaving Lizet, her mother, and Leidy-Lizet's older sister, a brand-new single mom-without a steady income and scrambling for a place to live...Pulled between life at college and the needs of those she loves, Lizet is faced with difficult decisions that will change her life --
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Title
Make your home among strangers
Creator
Summary
Upsetting her family by attending an elite college far from home, Cuban-American Lizet struggles with identity issues and her father's abandonment before meeting a young boy whose mother's death enmeshes Lizet's family in Florida's heated immigration debates
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Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2015.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10430965
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.R83
LC item number
M35 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Jennine Capo Crucet
Make your home among strangers : a novel, Jennine Capo Crucet

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