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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
2020-01-21T00:00:00.000Z
2020-01-21T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.34
ISBN
9781250209764
Recommendations
5
Recommendations
2020-01-21T00:00:00.000Z
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
2020-01-15T01:32:31.000Z
If you only take one book recommendation from me all year, make it AMERICAN DIRT by @jeaninecummins. A woman flees the cartels with her son, racing for the Texas border and the hope of asylum. The men with the machetes are on her heels. You can't find a more relentless thriller.      source
2020-01-04T17:55:53.000Z
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
2020-01-18T14:52:32.000Z
Think this the best (non Curtis Brown) book I read last year.      source
2019-12-30T18:16:43.000Z
Top 9 books of ‘19! @jamiattenberg @jenniferweiner @LisaTaddeo @jeaninecummins @CounterpointLLC @fsgbooks      source