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Washington Post Book World editor Marie Arana tells of growing up between two continents and two cultures. Her memoir American Chica (Dial) is about her childhood as daughter of a Peruvian father and American mother.
- Marie Arana editor of the Washington Post Book World and author of "An American Chica."
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