by Valeria Luiselli (Author)
Format: Paperback / softback 400 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Fourth Estate Ltd
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.
From the two-time NBCC Finalist, an emotionally resonant, fiercely imaginative new novel about a family whose road trip across America collides with an immigration crisis at the southwestern border — an indelible journey told with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity.