The Resource American dirt : a novel, Jeanine Cummins

American dirt : a novel, Jeanine Cummins

Label
American dirt : a novel
Title
American dirt
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jeanine Cummins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"También de este lado hay sueños. Lydia Quixano Perez 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, fairly comfortable. Even though she knows they'll never sell, Lydia stocks some of her all-time favorite books in her store. And then one day a man enters the shop to browse and comes up to the register with four books he would like to buy-two of them her favorites. Javier is erudite. He is charming. And, unbeknownst to Lydia, he is the jefe of the newest drug cartel that has gruesomely taken over the city. When Lydia's husband's tell-all profile of Javier is published, none of their lives will ever be the same. Forced to flee, Lydia and eight-year-old Luca soon find themselves miles and worlds away from their comfortable middle-class existence. Instantly transformed into migrants, Lydia andLuca ride la bestia-trains that make their way north toward the United States, which is the only place Javier's reach doesn't extend. As they join the countless people trying to reach el norte, Lydia soon sees that everyone is running from something. Butwhat exactly are they running to? American Dirt will leave readers utterly changed when they finish reading it. A page-turner filled with poignancy, drama, and humanity on every page, it is a literary achievement."--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cummins, Jeanine
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drug traffic
  • Organized crime
  • Immigrants
  • Suspense fiction
Label
American dirt : a novel, Jeanine Cummins
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BK0025199472
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9781250209764
Lccn
2019036052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
American dirt : a novel, Jeanine Cummins
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BK0025199472
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9781250209764
Lccn
2019036052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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