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Infinite Country by Patricia Engel | Thoughts

   Published : 2021   ||    Format : print   ||    Location : Colombia ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆   What was it about the country that kept everyone hostage to its fantasy? The previous month, on its own soil, an American man went to his job at a plant and gunned down fourteen coworkers, and last spring alone there were four different school shootings. A nation at war with itself, yet people still spoke of it as some kind of paradise.. Thoughts : Infinite Country follows two characters - young Talia, who at the beginning of this book, escapes a girl’s reform school in North Colombia so that she can make her previously booked flight to the US. Before she can do that, she needs to travel many miles to reach her father and get her ticket to the rest of her family. As we follow Talia’s treacherous journey south, we learn about how she ended up in the reform school in the first place and why half her family resides in the US. Infinite Country tells the story of her family through the other protagonist, El

Mailbox Monday -- Mar 15, 2010

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This meme is hosted by Marcia @ The Printed Page. It is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week (checked out library books don’t count, eBooks & audio books do).

Just one this week. I really need to stop inviting books to my door for a month at least. LOL! How can you refuse though! Such a failed attempt it would be. :)


  1. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery (Won @ Michelle's Literarily Speaking)
See what others have bought over the last week!

Comments

Enjoy...this one is suppose to be good!

Here is my mailbox: http://bibliophilebythesea.blogspot.com/2010/03/mailbox-monday_15.html
Serena said…
Happy reading!
Alayne said…
Ooh I've been wondering about this one. Happy reading! My mailbox is at The Crowded Leaf.
Kaye said…
One really good one is better than a few so-so reads. I hope you enjoy your new book. Have a great week and happy reading.
bermudaonion said…
Congratulations! Since it's a win, there's no pressure - enjoy it when you can!
I keep saying no more new books too but I just can't help it when a book sounds fantastic. Congratulations on your win! Enjoy it!
Tales of Whimsy said…
Interesting. The cover for some reason makes me think of the Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe :)
Holly said…
Got this one a few weeks ago. I love the covers on her books. Happy reading!
Dana said…
Oh, I've been curious about this one for a while. Hope you enjoy it!
This one's on my TBR. Can't wait to see what you think of it!