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Marie Arana
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Marie Arana is the editor of the Washington Post Book World. Born in Lima, Peru, she now lives in Washington, D.C.

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American Chica
Two Worlds, One Childhood
Written by Marie Arana


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback
On Sale: May 28, 2002
Price: $16.00

***2001 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD NOMINEE - NON-FICTION***

***LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOKS OF 2001 - NON-FICTION***

Now in Paperback.

Written in the tradition of Hunger of Memory by Richard Rodriguez, this is an informative and resonant portrait of a child coming to terms with her bicultural identity. American Chica explores the issues and difficulties that... Read more >
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American Chica
Two Worlds, One Childhood
Written by Marie Arana


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: The Dial Press
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Cellophane

Written by Marie Arana


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: The Dial Press
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $14.00

Don Victor Sobrevilla, a lovable, eccentric engineer, always dreamed of founding a paper factory in the heart of the Peruvian rain forest, and at the opening of this miraculous novel his dream has come true—until he discovers the recipe for cellophane. In a life already filled with signs and portents, the... Read more >
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Cellophane

Written by Marie Arana


Format: eBook, 300 pages
Publisher: The Dial Press
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $9.99

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Lima Nights
A Novel
Written by Marie Arana


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback
On Sale: July 13, 2010
Price: $15.00

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Lima Nights

Written by Marie Arana


Format: eBook
Publisher: The Dial Press
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $11.99

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