Denver journalist (wife of Denver’s Mayor Hickenlooper) chronicles the lives of four young Mexican women, two legal and two undocumented, from their senior year of high school through college. Though they share a common heritage their lives are very different because of their legal status. Thorpe offers incredible insight into one of the most complex issues facing our nation.
Just Like Us by Helen Thorpe
Reviewed by Sally Laventure
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