The Resource One life: : a novel, David Lida, (ebook)

One life: : a novel, David Lida, (ebook)

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One life: : a novel
Title
One life:
Title remainder
a novel
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David Lida
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Language
eng
Summary
Richard, an American in Mexico, helps save the lives of the guilty. A mitigation specialist, hired by defense teams on capital cases in the U.S., he combs the back roads of starving-to-death Mexican shanty towns and agricultural villages. Divorced, a failed novelist with no family, and not too keen on attachments, he investigates the traumatic personal histories of undocumented Mexicans facing the death penalty in his home country. Esperanza is a young woman from the destitute Mexican hamlet of Puroaire. Trying to escape a life of poverty and abuse, her journey leads her to the United States, where she works on a cleanup crew after Hurricane Katrina. Her harrowing adventure is like that of millions of undocumented workers in the U.S. until she finds herself in a jail cell, accused of murdering her baby. When Richard visits Esperanza in jail, the boundaries of his closely circumscribed life explode. Set in the American South and in rural Mexico, One Life examines the indelible links between life and death, sex and love. It's at once a page-turning mystery and a profound examination of freedom and justice
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Midwest
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Lida, David
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[Fic]
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Women illegal aliens
  • Dwellings
  • Electronic books
  • Mexico
Target audience
adult
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One life: : a novel, David Lida, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781944700249
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11767621
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remote
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11767621
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MWT11767621
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
One life: : a novel, David Lida, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781944700249
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11767621
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11767621
System control number
MWT11767621
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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