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Lost Children Archive

(2019)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
Longlisted for the Booker Prize
A Kirkus Prize Finalist

In Valeria Luiselli's fiercely imaginative novel, a mother and father set out with their two children, a boy and a girl, driving from New York to Arizona in the heat of summer. As the family travels west, through Virginia to Tennessee, across Oklahoma and Texas, the bonds between them begin to fray: a fissure is growing between the parents, one the children can almost feel beneath their feet.

Through songs and maps and a Polaroid camera's lens, the children try to make sense of both their family's crisis and the larger one engulfing the news: the stories of thousands of kids trying to cross the southwestern border into the United States but getting detained - or lost in the desert along the way.

A breath-taking feat of literary virtuosity, Lost Children Archive is timely, compassionate, subtly hilarious, and formally inventive - a powerful, urgent story about what it is to be human in an inhuman world.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Valeria Luiselli is a writer of formidable talent, destined to be an important voice in Latin American letters. Her vision and language are precise, and the power of her intellect is in evidence on every page." - Daniel Alarcón

"A novelist of a rare vitality." - Ali Smith


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May 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Lost Children Archive (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
ISBN: 1-4328-6459-9 / 978-1-4328-6459-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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January 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: Lost Children Archive: LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
ISBN: 0-00-829002-4 / 978-0-00-829002-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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February 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Lost Children Archive: A novel
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
ISBN: 0-525-52061-9 / 978-0-525-52061-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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Paperback Editions

January 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Lost Children Archive: LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
ISBN: 0-00-829005-9 / 978-0-00-829005-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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February 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Lost Children Archive: A novel
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
ISBN: 0-525-43646-4 / 978-0-525-43646-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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February 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Lost Children Archive: LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
ISBN: 0-00-829004-0 / 978-0-00-829004-7 (UK edition)
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February 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Lost Children Archive: A Novel
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
ISBN: 1-5247-1150-0 / 978-1-5247-1150-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House LCC US
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February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Lost Children Archive
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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February 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Lost Children Archive
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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February 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Lost Children Archive
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Lost Children Archive: A Novel
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
Publisher: Random House Audio
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February 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Lost Children Archive: A Novel
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

February 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Lost Children Archive: A novel
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
Publisher: Knopf
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February 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Lost Children Archive: LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019
Author(s): Valeria Luiselli
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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