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Migration Miracle

Faith, Hope, and Meaning on the Undocumented Journey

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674066144

Publication Date: 09/10/2012

Text

238 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 tables

World

  • Introduction
  • 1. Decision-Making and Leave Taking
  • 2. The Dangerous Journey
  • 3. Churches Crossing Borders
  • 4. Miracles in the Desert
  • 5. La Promesa
  • 6. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2010 Distinguished Contribution to Research Book Award, Latino/a Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association
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