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The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez: A sad story filled with warmth as well as sorrow | A life in books
The immigrant experience is a rich theme for fiction, one which offers many of us a glimpse into a world that we will never know and, I would like to think, fosters a level of empathy and tolerance apparently unknown to many tabloid editors with their pernicious headlines. Cristina Henríquez’s brilliantly named The Book of …