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Helen Thorpe is a lifelong journalist who has written three books of narrative nonfiction about the lives of immigrants, refugees, and veterans of foreign conflict.

Just Like Us, The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America

Soldier Girls, The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War

The Newcomers, Finding Refuge Friendship and Hope in America

“Helen Thorpe has taken policy and turned it into literature.” —Malcolm Gladwell



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