>'Valeria Luiselli's extended essay on her volunteer work translating for child immigrants confronts with compassion and honesty the problem of the North American refugee crisis.' >
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Tell me how it ends

Valeria Luiselli

Tell me how it ends

an essay in forty questions

by Valeria Luiselli

  • 204 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deportation,
  • Enforcement,
  • Government policy,
  • Children of immigrants,
  • Immigrants,
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Legal status, laws,
  • Immigrant children,
  • Hispanic American children,
  • Social conditions,
  • Immigration and emigration,
  • Immigration enforcement

  • Edition Notes

    StatementValeria Luiselli
    ContributionsLuiselli, Valeria, 1983-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4010 .L8513 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 pages
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26886206M
    ISBN 101566894956
    ISBN 109781566894951
    LC Control Number2017000414
    OCLC/WorldCa967375000

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      Still, for all its nuts-and-bolts look at the immigration process, what makes Tell Me How It Ends so moving and humane is that Luiselli doesn't serve up a catalogue of horror stories that soon grows numbing. In a touch that personalizes the migrant story, she deftly links the experiences of migrant children with her own efforts to get a green 4/4(6). Tell Me How It Ends was originally written in English as a shorter essay, and lengthened when Luiselli decided to translate it into Spanish. The book's blurb states: 'In this urgent, haunting, exquisitely written book, the questions asked by Valeria Luiselli are her own, her children's, and those she finds drawn up on the questionnaire drawn up.

      “Humane yet often horrifying, Tell Me How It Ends offers a compelling, intimate look at a continuing crisis?and its ongoing cost in an age of increasing urgency.”?Jeremy Garber, Powell’s Books >”Valeria Luiselli’s extended essay on her volunteer work translating for child immigrants confronts with compassion and honesty the problem of the North American refugee crisis. "Humane yet often horrifying, Tell Me How It Ends offers a compelling, intimate look at a continuing crisis--and its ongoing cost in an age of increasing urgency." --Jeremy Garber, Powell's Booksp>>"Valeria Luiselli's extended essay on her volunteer work translating for child immigrants confronts with compassion and honesty the problem of the North American refugee crisis.


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“In Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions Mexican author Valeria Luiselli assumes a role not only as a ‘resident alien’ or interpreter but, more importantly, as a storyteller. She relays the crisis of undocumented youth so we might examine their present struggles /5().

InValeria Luiselli starts volunteering at a Manhattan nonprofit organization called The Door. She interviews unaccompanied child migrants, asking 40 questions listed on an “intake questionnaire.” Translating what they say into English, she fills out the official forms, which will be used.

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Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Audible Audiobook, Unabridged "Please retry" $ Free with /5(). Tell Me How It Ends is one such book. A book about migrant children – children who have crossed into the border of United States of America illegally from these three countries – /5.

Tell Me How It Ends is a book of staggering emotional power and an incitement to deep shame." — Harper's “Mexico-born author Valeria Luiselli has written a slim and moving book on her time working as an interpreter for child refugees making Brand: Coffee House Press.

“Tell Me How It Ends evokes empathy as it educates. It is a vital contribution to the body of post-Trump work being published in early ” -Katharine Solheim, Unabridged Bookstore “While this essay is brilliant for exactly what it depicts, it helps open larger questions, which we’re ever more on the precipice of now, of where all of this will go, how all of this might end.

'Tell Me How It Ends' Offers A Moving, Humane Portrait Of Child Migrants Valeria Luiselli's new book is based on her experiences working as. Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions () is the four-part essay by Mexican-born author Valeria Luiselli.

Using the forty questions asked on the US intake questionnaire, Luiselli attempts to explain the “immigration crisis,” in which thousands of undocumented Central American children arrived at the southern US border.

Luiselli begins Tell Me How It Ends by calling attention to the nuances of language. Because she is interviewing children, she can’t always count on receiving “simple” responses to the questions she asks, so it’s her job to sort through the disparate narrative threads the child migrants deliver, trying to make sense of their situations.

Tell Me How It Ends by Valeria Luiselli – review devastating book, Luiselli documents the huge injustices done to the children by both the American and. Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions by Valeria Luiselli. 'The first must-read book of the Trump era' Texas Observer 'Angry and affecting.

A slight book with a big impact' Financial Times 'There are many books addressing the plight of refugees. Tell Me How It Ends - lucid, plain-speaking and authoritative - is one of /5(K).

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Such oversight brings a palpable white gaze to the. Tell Me How It Ends is based on Luiselli’s experiences as a volunteer interpreter in federal immigration court in New York City.

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TELL ME HOW IT ENDS An Essay in Forty Questions By Author: Dinaw Mengestu. "Tell Me How It Ends evokes empathy as it educates. It is a vital contribution to the body of post-Trump work being published in early " It is a vital contribution to the body of post-Trump work being published in early ".

'Tell Me How It Ends' Offers A Moving, Humane Portrait Of Child Migrants Fresh Air. April 6, • Valeria Luiselli's new book is based on her experiences working as an interpreter for Central Author: Valeria Luiselli. The book draws its title from her own 5-year-old daughter's demanding, in response to her mother's tales of these refugee children, "Tell me how it ends, Mamma.".

Tell Me How it Ends by Valeria Luiselli is a book-length essay in which the author recounts her experiences working as a volunteer interpreter in New York City's immigration courts, not long. Tell Me How It Ends Quotes Showing of 33 “And perhaps the only way to grant any justice—were that even possible—is by hearing and recording those stories over and over again so that they come back, always, to haunt and shame us.

Tell Me How It Ends frames the significance of immigrant child narratives in the title, as Luiselli's daughter frequently asks how the stories of these children end. By incorporating the words of a child verbatim into the title, Luiselli establishes her role as an intermediary agent.

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Luiselli’s recent book, Tell Me How It Ends (Coffee House Press, ), tells the story of her experience working as a translator. The book is structured around the forty questions on the intake form, questions that to Luiselli are inadequate for fully capturing the children’s journeys.