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Once I was you : a memoir of love and hate in a torn America / Maria Hinojosa.

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  • 8 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library B HINOJOSA, MARIA (Text) 37500004738841 New Items Checked out 04/28/2021
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 070.4 BIOGRAPHY HINOJOSA (Text) 34330513382953 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library 070 HIN (Text) 70743000177689 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library B HIN (Text) 78551000548561 Biography Available -
Scott County PL - Scottsburg BIO HIN (Text) 35830802053230 Biography Available -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley 921 HINOJOSA MARIA (Text) 30402004774370 NONFICTION Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield B-Hinojosa (Text) 78292000388472 Adult Biography Book Collection Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting 070.92 H594 (Text) 51735012078456 Adult department Checked out 05/10/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982128654
  • ISBN: 1982128658
  • Physical Description: 343 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 318-330) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: A letter to the girl at McAllen Airport -- Land of false promises -- How I became American -- Is this what democracy looks like? -- Nowhere to hide -- Embracing a new identity -- Finding my voice -- You can take care of me a little -- A taste of the action -- Working mother -- The end of the world will be televised -- Confrontations -- Citizen journalist -- The new power of "INMIGRANTE" -- What I cannot unsee -- Trauma inherited -- Owning my voice -- Illegal is not a noun -- The power of standing in the light.
Summary, etc.:
"Emmy Award-winning NPR journalist Maria Hinojosa shares her personal story interwoven with American immigration policy's coming-of-age journey at a time when our country's branding went from "The Land of the Free" to "the land of invasion.""-- Provided by publisher.
Hinojosa relates the history of US immigration policy that has brought us to where we are today, as she shares her experience growing up Mexican American on the south side of Chicago. For thirty years she has reported on stories and communities in America that often go ignored by the mainstream media, documenting the existential wasteland of immigration detention camps for news outlets that often challenged her work. As a survivor, a feminist, a citizen, and a journalist who owns her voice while striving for the truth, Hinojosa makes an urgent call to fellow Americans to open their eyes to the immigration crisis-- and understand that it affects us all. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: Hinojosa, Maria, 1961-
Television journalists > United States > Biography.
Radio journalists > United States > Biography.
Hispanic American journalists > Biography.
Hispanic American women > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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