In The Time Of The Butterflies

Author: Julia Alvarez
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 1565129768
Size: 16.72 MB
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A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep "accident."

Something To Declare

Author: Julia Alvarez
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 161620558X
Size: 11.90 MB
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The author of the best-selling novel, How the Garci+a7a Girls Lost Their Accents, traces her life as the daughter of immigrants from the Dominican Republic and her efforts to assimilate and to become a writer. 30,000 first printing.

En El Tiempo De Las Mariposas

Author: Julia Alvarez
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780786247592
Size: 50.22 MB
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The Mirabal sisters became mythical figures in their country, where they are known as Las Mariposas (the butterflies). Three decades later, Alvarez brings the Mirabal sisters back to life in an extraordinary novel.

Antes De Ser Libres

Author: Julia Alvarez
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
ISBN: 9780375815454
Size: 59.20 MB
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Anita de la Torre es una niña de 12 años que vive en la República Dominicana en los años sesenta. La policía secreta ha comenzado a atemorizar a su familia porque se sospecha que están en contra del dictador, General Trujillo.

Santa Evita

Author: Tomas Eloy Martinez Martinez
Publisher: Black Swan
ISBN: 9780552778961
Size: 36.24 MB
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From the story of the plain poor-trash girl who reinvented herself to become first the uncrowned queen of Argentina's masses and then their uncanonized saint, Tomas Eloy Martinez has created a mesmerizing, highly readable work of fiction."

The Old Gringo

Author: Carlos Fuentes
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466840145
Size: 45.71 MB
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In The Old Gringo, Carlos Fuentes brings the Mexico of 1916 uncannily to life. This novel is wise book, full of toughness and humanity and is without question one of the finest works of modern Latin American fiction.

Once Upon A Quinceanera

Author: Julia Alvarez
Publisher: Plume
ISBN: 9780452288300
Size: 14.26 MB
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A cultural exploration of the Latina fifteenth birthday celebration traces the experiences of a Queens teen preparing for her quinceaänera, in an account that documents the history of the celebration's traditions as well as its growing ...

Siempre Paris Reclaiming Paris Spanish Edition

Author: Fabiola Santiago
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439165890
Size: 21.24 MB
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—Oh, es que no tuve tiempo de leer el periódico esta mañana con el lío de
empacar y el turno con la manicurista, cosas de mujeres—le digo —. Pensé que
lo podíamos leer en el avión. José Antonio mete la mano en la mochila, saca el
bulto amarillo, se dirige hacia un latón de basura y me bota el Miami Standard.
—En mi tiempo no vas a leer, mariposa—me dice—. Este fin de semana eres
toda mía. Y así comienzan los tres días más intensos de mi vida. Después de
disfrutar de ...