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THE DEATH AND LIFE OF AIDA HERNANDEZ A Border Story

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Frankie Corzo

Contemporary Culture • 13.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

This audiobook demonstrates that the national debate over immigration is nothing new. Listeners will be gripped by Frankie Corzo's narration of this biography of Aida Hernandez, who came to the U.S. in 1987 at the age of 8. Corzo captures the raw emotions that percolate throughout the audiobook and excels in moments of drama, such as when Aida is deported to Mexico. At its core, the author's work reveals the battles immigrants face through an up-close depiction of the obstacles that confront Aida and others. Corzo's presentation is straightforward yet nuanced in ways that focus on crucial moments, making this an audiobook that enriches the current political discourse with rarely heard personal stories. D.J.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2019]

Trade Ed. • Macmillan Audio • 2019

DD ISBN 9781250221551 $26.99

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