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9781432872243

American Dirt

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"Tambǐn de este lado hay suęos. 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 and Luca 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. But what exactly are they running to?"-- Provided by publisher.

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Arcade Free Library LARGE PRINT CUMMI (Text)
Large Print
52112300442308
Available
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Bloomfield Public Library LP FIC Cummins (Text)
Large Print
52133300150576
Available
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Clifton Springs Library LP Fic Cum (Text)
Large Print
52115300379834
On holds shelf
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Livonia Public Library LP FIC CUM (Text)
Large Print
52140300583078
Checked out
05/25/2021
Newark Public Library LP FIC CUM (Text)
Adult Large Print
52125300882414
In transit
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Ontario Public Library FIC CUM (Text)
Large Print
52126300783008
Checked out
05/11/2021
Palmyra Community Library LARGE PRINT CUM (Text)
Large Print
52127300417365
Checked out
05/25/2021
Red Creek Free Library FIC CUM (Text)
Adult Fiction
52145300161718
Available
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Sodus Community Library LP FIC CUM (Text)
Large Print
52148300525973
Checked out
06/01/2021
Victor Farmington Library CUM LP (Text)
Large Print
52128300925514
Checked out
05/22/2021
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