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Lost Children Archive

Valeria Luiselli

(author)

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2020 LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019 The moving, powerful and urgent English-language debut from one of the brightest young stars in world literature
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"a tribute to our better natures"

The Guardian

Lost Children Archive A01 By (author) N Valeria Luiselli 198 129 25 280 BC Paperback / softback 400 Fourth Estate Ltd HarperCollins Publishers London United Kingdom FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) 1KLC Central America 1KBBW Western & Pacific Coast states 1.3 FBA Modern & contemporary fiction 1KBB-US-W 1KLC US West Mexico & Central America SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2020 LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019 The moving, powerful and urgent English-language debut from one of the brightest young stars in world literature SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2020 LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019 The moving, powerful and urgent English-language debut from one of the brightest young stars in world literature Suppose you and Pa were gone, and we were lost. What would happen then? A family in New York packs the car and sets out on a road trip. This will be the last journey they ever take together. In Central America and Mexico, thousands of children are on a journey of their own, travelling north to the US border. Not all of them will make it there. 'Fascinating, haunting, poetic' Sunday Times 'A mould-breaking new classic ... The novel truly becomes novel again in her hands - electric, elastic, alluring, new' New York Times 'Daring, wholly original, brilliant ... a twist on the great American road trip novel, a book about alienation that chronicles fractures, divides, and estrangement' NPR 'Timely and poignant' Vogue 'A wonderfully subtle story in which the experience of migrant children is filtered through the delicate, funny, effortlessly poetic account of a family's road trip from New York to the Mexican border' Guardian 'Roving and beautiful ... a searing indictment of America's border policy' Daily Mail 'Powerful and urgent' Stylist Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City in 1983. She is the author of the novels Faces in the Crowd and The Story of My Teeth, which won the 2016 LA Times Book Prize for Fiction; the essay collection Sidewalks; and Tell Me How It Ends, an essay about the situation facing children arriving at the US-Mexico border without papers. Lost Children Archive is her first novel written in English. 06022020 02 RRP including tax GB GBP 8.99 0.00 8.99 This price includes a tax element GB 20 Available 1 ARGOSY BERT GARD Y SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2020 LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019 The moving, powerful and urgent English-language debut from one of the brightest young stars in world literature

Suppose you and Pa were gone, and we were lost. What would happen then?

A family in New York packs the car and sets out on a road trip. This will be the last journey they ever take together.

In Central America and Mexico, thousands of children are on a journey of their own, travelling north to the US border. Not all of them will make it there.

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Book publisherHarperCollins Publishers
Publication date6 Feb 2020
FormatPaperback
Pages400
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