Harper Perennial

9780062825636

STARRED REVIEW

Children of the Land

Children of the Land, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo’s powerful, poetic memoir, adds a soul-searing voice to the canon of contemporary immigration narratives.

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Review of ‘Children of the Land’

Children of the Land, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo’s powerful, poetically infused memoir, adds a soul-searing voice to the canon of contemporary immigration narratives.

It’s an old tale for Castillo, the journeys over the border repeating down through his family’s generations. Undocumented himself as he crosses over the desert into California as a child, temporarily blind from the…

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