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Just like us

Helen Thorpe

Just like us

the true story of four Mexican girls coming of age in America

by Helen Thorpe

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Published by Scribner in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican American women -- Colorado -- Denver -- Social conditions,
  • Illegal aliens -- Colorado -- Denver,
  • Denver (Colo.) -- Social conditions,
  • Denver (Colo.) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHelen Thorpe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF784.D49 M58 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23575144M
    ISBN 109781416538936, 9781416538981, 9781439166253
    LC Control Number2009022722

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In Just Like Us, Thorpe follows a small group of Mexican(-American) girls through their last years of high school in the U.S. and into college. Ostensibly, there are four girls in the focustwo of whom are documented and two of whom are notbut in practical terms, one girl drops off the radar when her path diverges somewhat from that of the other /5.

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