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Knitting the Fog

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Weaving together narrative essay and bilingual poetry, Claudia D. Hernández’s lyrical debut follows her tumultuous adolescence and fraught homecomings as she crisscrosses the American continent.

Seven-year-old Claudia wakes up one day to find her mother gone, having left for the United States to flee domestic abuse and pursue economic prosperity. Claudia and her two older s
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published July 9th 2019 by The Feminist Press at CUNY
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A moving memoir told through essays and poems about the author’s childhood in Guatemala and migrating to the US at the age of 10. It’s a very slice-of-life book, full of the details that a child remembers about playing with neighbors, the oddities of the neighborhood, and being raised by strong women.
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Jul 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. An amazing narrative detailing the Guatemalan migrant experience, interspersed with bilingual poetry. This should be required reading for our current political climate.
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I read an ARC of this book.
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