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Zulmara Maria de Lima live podcast guest: Reyna Grande

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Reyna Grande the author Across a Hundred Mountains, Dancing with Butterflies, and The Distance Between Us. 

She has received an American Book Award, the El Premio Aztlan Literary Award, and an International Latino Book Award.  Her memoir, the Distance Between Us (2012), was a finalist for the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Award. 

The Distance Between Us is an inspirational coming-of-age story about the pursuit of a better life. It is about Reyna Grande's life before and after she illegally immigrated to the United States at the age of nine to be reunited with her father.  What do immigrants gain and what do they lose in their pursuit of the American Dream?