Make Your Home Among Strangers: A Novel Setting

Jennine Capó Crucet
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Hialeah

Hialeah is the suburb of Miami in which Leidy and Lizet have grown up. They attended Hialeah Lakes high school, from where, it is noted, only a handful of students progress to college, and most of those do so on sporting scholarships. When Leidy becomes pregnant, she tells Lizet that it is the next step for her and her boyfriend, with them both having successfully completed high school. When Lizet is facing the academic integrity committee, the panel note that she attended Hialeah Lakes, a school that has been identified in The New Yorker as "underserved" and take that into consideration in determining her punishment.

Little Havana

Little Havana is the suburb to which Lourdes, Leidy, Lizet and Dante move after Ricky sells their family home. Often referred to as "reffy" by Leidy, the community is strongly Cuban and evidence of this, such as the presence of an...

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