Children of the Land


Hernandez Castillo, Marcelo. Children of the Land. New York: Harper, 2020.
Children of the Land


"With beauty, grace, and honesty, Castillo recounts his and his familys encounters with a system that treats them as criminals for seeking safe, ordinary lives. He writes of the Sunday afternoon when he opened the door to an ICE officer who had one hand on his holster, of the hours he spent making a fake social security card so that he could work to support his family, of his fathers deportation and the decade that he spent waiting to return to his wife and children only to be denied reentry."


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Last updated on 11/15/2021