Into the Beautiful North

Into the Beautiful North

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2009
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"Nineteen-year-old Nayeli works at a taco shop in her Mexican village and dreams about her father, who journeyed to the US when she was young. 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."--Publisher description.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2009
ISBN: 9781400192069
1400192064
Additional Contributors: Ericksen, Susan

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JudithE
Aug 02, 2014

I had real trouble getting into this book, but I eventually (maybe even 2/3 of the way in) became charmed by it. It's sort of a fairy tale, actually, complete with happy ending, and a feisty heroine.

mrsgail5756 Mar 15, 2013

The Audiobook CD was okay – but not one of my favorites.

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kepicturewoman
Aug 04, 2012

So beautifully written - unforgettable. I fell in love with all the characters and their journey.

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mrsgail5756 Mar 17, 2013

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” –James Madison

mrsgail5756 Mar 15, 2013

“America is a country which produces citizens who will cross the ocean to fight for democracy but won't cross the street to vote.” -Oscar Wilde

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