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Books by Four Authors Living in United States Carry Us Across Borders

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she describes these feelings in her two thousand three book, "my invented country: a nostalgic journey through chile." although she is now an american citizen, mizz allende says, "my heart isn't divided; it has merely grown larger."

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francisco goldman

another american writer with strong links to another country is francisco goldman. he was born in nineteen fifty-four. he grew up in guatemala city and massachusetts. his mother came from guatemala to the united states by herself before the age of twenty. his father was from a family of russian immigrants.

now francisco goldman divides his time between mexico city and new york city. he is an english professor at trinity college in hartford, connecticut.

his first book, "the long night of white chickens," was about a guatemalan-american man. he travels to central america to investigate the murder of a guatemalan woman he knew as a child. the book received honors. book critics praised the power with which francisco goldman dealt with both love and politics in "the long night of white chickens."

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his second book was "the ordinary seaman." fifteen central american men are brought to the united states illegally to repair an old ship. but they are tricked by the owners. the ship cannot sail from its port in brooklyn, new york. the men must search for food and a way out of their situation. critics again praised mister goldman for his writing and storytelling.

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