Once I Was You

Written in Latina journalist Maria Hinojosa’s honest, passionate voice, this memoir is, quite simply, beautiful. 

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Review of ‘Once I Was You’

In Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America, Latina journalist Maria Hinojosa offers a searing, clear-eyed account of growing up in America after she emigrated from Mexico as an infant. Weaving her own life story with key milestones in U.S. immigration history, she produces a brave examination of…

Interview with Maria Hinojosa

Author Maria Hinojosa’s performance of the Once I Was You audiobook is moving, funny, informative, heartbreaking and utterly captivating. Here she discusses her role as narrator, which allowed her to fall back in love with her own book.

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