Book Review (Enrique’s Journey) Questions 1.Discuss author Sonia Nazario’s thesis in Enrique’s Journey. What prompted her to write such a work? 2.How does the book begin? What prompts Enrique’s mother to flee her homeland and children? 3.How does Lourdes’s departure affect her immediate family? Explain in detail. 4.Where does Lourdes go? How does she survive her new homeland? What challenges does she face and how does she overcome these issues? 5.Why does Enrique decide to depart his homeland? 6.Discuss Enrique’s journey to the United States? What conditions does he face? 7.What are the typical conditions of children and mothers departing Latin America for the United States? 8.What are the greatest threats to the emigrants? How do they overcome their difficulties? 9.What is Enrique’s reception in the United States? Does Enrique find his mother? Discuss the reunion. 10.Why does Enrique find himself in constant trouble with the law? How do his actions affect his immediate family? 11.Discuss life back home for Enrique’s sister. What options are afforded to her and how do these make a difference in her life? What is life for her and her family? 12.What happens to Enrique and his family at the end of the book? 13.What is the author attempting to get across to the reader? Does she succeed? Explain. 14.Give your final assessment of the book. Does the book push you to reconsider your views on immigration? Why or why not? use ONE book review on Enrique’s Journey in the essay.