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0316025270 03 02 0316025275 03 9780316025270 15 9780316025270 14 09780316025270 01 BB <b202>01</b202> <b203>Into the Beautiful North</b203> <b029>A Novel</b029> A01 Urrea, Luis Alberto 01 eng 352 FIC000000 01 01 Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US to find work. 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 Magníficos"--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.]]


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Young women -- Mexico -- Fiction.
City and town life -- Mexico -- Fiction.
Brigands and robbers -- Mexico -- Fiction.
Illegal aliens -- United States -- Fiction.
Return migration -- Mexico -- Fiction.
Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.