The Question and Answer section for Enrique’s Journey is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Enrique makes his was across the border because he is persistent. He was stopped seven times..... the eighth was the charm.
The idealized reunion that Eneique and his mother had both imagined was shattered by reality. Like many children who travel north to find their parent(s) in the United States, Enrique had created a larger than life image of his mother; he felt...