Into the beautiful North: A Novel

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Beloved bestselling author Luis Alberto Urrea returns with a brilliant, ebullient, and timely road novel about a young woman's journey north, to America.
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Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who left the family to work in the United States. Recently, it has dawned on her that he isn’t the only man who has left town. In fact, there are almost no men in the village---they've all gone north. While watching The Magnificent Seven, Nayeli decides to go north herself and recruit seven men---her own "Siete Magnificos"---to repopulate her hometown and protect it from the bandidos who plan on taking it over.

Filled with unforgettable characters and prose as radiant as the Sinaloan sun, Into the Beautiful North is the story of an irresistible young woman's quest to find herself on both sides of the fence.

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subject_facet Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Fiction
title_display Into the beautiful North : a novel
title_full Into the Beautiful North A Novel, Into the beautiful North : a novel / Luis Alberto Urrrea
title_short Into the beautiful North :
title_sub A Novel
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