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The Distance Between Us
- A Memoir
- By: Reyna Grande
- Narrated by: Tanya Eby
- Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
When Reyna Grande’s father leaves his wife and three children behind in a village in Mexico to make the dangerous trek across the border to the United States, he promises he will soon return from "El Otro Lado" (The Other Side) with enough money to build them a dream house where they can all live together. His promises become harder to believe as months turn into years. When he summons his wife to join him, Reyna and her siblings are deposited in the already overburdened household of their stern, unsmiling grandmother.
Great story - Culturally INCOMPETENT Reading
- By Amazon on 12-22-15
The audio is awful
This is an astoundingly beautiful book destroyed by the fact that the narrator can’t pronounce the Spanish names and dialogue. It does this wonderful story a massive disservice.
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