First Gen: A Memoir

Alejandra Campoverdi / Grand Central Publishing / Sep 12, 2023

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From former White House aide to President Obama and Harvard graduate Alejandra Campoverdi comes a riveting and unflinching memoir on navigating social mobility as a first gen Latina, offering a broad examination of the unacknowledged emotional tolls of being a trailblazer. Part memoir, part manifesto, First Gen is a story of generational inheritance, aspiration, and belonging–a poignant journey to "reclaim the parts of ourselves we sacrificed in order to survive."