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Amá, Your Story Is Mine
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The daughter of migrant workers recalls her mother’s escape from domestic violence and poverty, in a haunting memoir that gives new voice to Latina lives.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xvi
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  1. PART ONE
  2. pp. 1-1
  1. Amá
  2. pp. 2-16
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  1. Escape to a New Life
  2. pp. 17-23
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  1. La Migra
  2. pp. 23-33
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  1. Joe Recalls
  2. pp. 33-36
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  1. Mexicali
  2. pp. 36-42
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  1. Queena
  2. pp. 42-43
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  1. Joe and the Pool Hall
  2. pp. 43-51
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  1. The Cellar
  2. pp. 52-61
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  1. Vultures
  2. pp. 62-63
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  1. Apá
  2. pp. 65-68
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  1. Wailing Cry
  2. pp. 69-72
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  1. Domingo
  2. pp. 72-76
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  1. Mujeres
  2. pp. 76-84
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  1. PART TWO
  2. pp. 85-85
  1. Bleach
  2. pp. 86-88
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  1. Abuelita
  2. pp. 88-93
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  1. Ragtag Band
  2. pp. 93-94
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  1. Crossing the Threshold
  2. pp. 94-98
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  1. A Neighbor’s Scheme
  2. pp. 99-100
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  1. School
  2. pp. 101-103
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  1. Fresno
  2. pp. 103-112
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  1. Grapes
  2. pp. 113-123
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  1. Hombres
  2. pp. 123-125
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  1. Summer Ends
  2. pp. 126-128
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  1. PART THREE
  2. pp. 129-129
  1. The Clean Start
  2. pp. 130-133
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  1. Monster Machines
  2. pp. 133-139
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  1. Menstrual Wars
  2. pp. 139-145
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  1. Graduations
  2. pp. 145-152
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  1. The Curse
  2. pp. 152-153
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  1. My Knight in Shining Armor
  2. pp. 154-159
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  1. The Reunion
  2. pp. 159-161
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  1. Marriage and Children
  2. pp. 162165-181
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  1. The Last Frontier
  2. pp. 165-184
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  1. Beauty School
  2. pp. 168-170
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  1. Fly Free
  2. pp. 170-173
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  1. The Cycle
  2. pp. 173-176
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