Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksMy Library 0Sign In

American Dirt

A Novel

Jeanine Cummins

También de este lado hay sueños. On this side, too, there are dreams.Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large,...
Publish Date
2020
January 21
Goodreads rating
4.29
ISBN
9781250209764
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
Jan 21, 2020
Like so many of us, I’ve read newspaper articles and watched television news stories and seen movies about the plight of families looking for a better life, but this story changed the way I see what it means to be a migrant in a whole new way.      source
Jan 04, 2020
Everyone must read this book by @jeaninecummins. I cannot stop talking about it. I want to immediately start reading it all over again. Utterly magnificent.     source
Jan 18, 2020
Think this the best (non Curtis Brown) book I read last year.     source