“This portrait of poverty and family ties has the potential to reshape American conversations about immigration.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“[Enrique’s Journey] personifies one of the greatest migrations in history….Much of the book is a thriller…a 12,000-mile journey worthy of an Indiana Jones movie.” — The Orange County Register

“Stunning…As an adventure narrative alone, Enrique’s Journey is a worthy read….Nazario’s impressive piece of reporting…turn[s] the current immigration controversy from a political story into a personal one.” — Entertainment Weekly

“A remarkable feat of ‘immersion reporting.’…[Gives] the immigrant…flesh and bone, history and voice…The kind of story we have told ourselves throughout history, a story we still need to hear.”— Los Angeles Times Book Review