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University of Guam Press



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Juanit tells the story of a girl of mixed ancestry who, after losing her mother at a young age, is uprooted from her home in Guam and moved to California in the 1960s. There she must navigate both sides of her identity. Confused and longing for acceptance, Juanit struggles to find genuine affection. A series of painful events lead her back to Guam, only to discover that she feels out of place there, too. Will Juanit make peace with her identity and overcome her hardships? Note: This novel explores themes that may be unsettling for some readers, such as sexual abuse, teen pregnancy, drug use, and the loss of a parent.

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