Author Talk: Girlhood in the Borderlands: Mexican Teens Caught in the Crossroads by Lilia Soto

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Presented by Napa County Library at Napa Main Library, Napa CA

Mar 04
Author Talk: Girlhood in the Borderlands: Mexican Teens Caught in the Crossroads by Lilia Soto

Girlhood in the Borderlands examines the lived experiences of Mexican teenage girls raised in transnational families and the varied ways they make meaning of their lives. Mexican men have for decades been recruited for temporary work in the U.S., leaving their families for long periods of time to labor in the fields, factories, and service industry before returning home again. While the conditions for these adults who cross the border for work has been extensively documented, very little

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