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Solito : a memoir / Javier Zamora.

Zamora, Javier, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0593498062
  • ISBN: 9780593498064
  • ISBN: 9780593498064
  • ISBN: 0593498062
  • Physical Description: 384 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Hogarth, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2022

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Summary, etc.:
"Trip. My parents started using that word about a year ago--'one day, you'll take a trip to be with us. Like an adventure.' Javier's adventure is a three-thousand-mile journey from his small town in El Salvador, through Guatemala and Mexico, and across the U.S. border. He will leave behind his beloved aunt and grandparents to reunite with a mother who left four years ago and a father he barely remembers. Traveling alone except for a group of strangers and a "coyote" hired to lead them to safety, Javier's trip is supposed to last two short weeks. At nine years old, all Javier can imagine is rushing into his parents' arms, snuggling in bed between them, and living under the same roof again. He cannot foresee the perilous boat trips, relentless desert treks, pointed guns, arrests and deceptions that await him; nor can he know that those two weeks will expand into two life-altering months alongside a group of strangers who will come to encircle him like an unexpected family. A memoir as gripping as it is moving, Solito not only provides an immediate and intimate account of a treacherous and near-impossible journey, but also the miraculous kindness and love delivered at the most unexpected moments. Solito is Javier's story, but it's also the story of millions of others who had no choice but to leave home." --From book jacket.
Subject: Zamora, Javier.
Refugee children > United States.
Refugee children > El Salvador.
Immigrant children > United States.
Immigrant children > El Salvador.
Niños inmigrantes.
Niños refugiados.
Genre: Autobiographies.

Available copies

  • 18 of 32 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bridgeport Public Library. (Show preferred library)


  • 12 current holds with 32 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beardsley Branch - Bridgeport Adult On Order (Text) acq1206471 Acquisitions On order -
Babcock Library - Ashford B Zam (Text) 33110150603817 Adult New Material Available -
Beardsley & Memorial Library - Winsted B ZAMORA (Text) 33750000082287 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry B ZAMORA (Text) 33260000577347 Adult New Checked out 12/06/2022
Brookfield Library 921/ZAMORA (Text) 34029150698685 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 11/29/2022
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown B ZAMORA (Text) 34014150703834 Adult New Biography Checked out 12/01/2022
Canterbury Public Library BIO ZAMORA ZAMORA (Text) 33190153992136 Adult New Available -
David M. Hunt Library - Falls Village B ZAMORA (Text) 33180148093835 Adult New Biography Checked out 11/29/2022
Derby Neck Library B ZAMORA (Text) 34046150754540 Adult New Biography Available -
Douglas Library of Hebron B ZAMORA (Text) 33400150657743 Adult New Biography Available -
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