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American Dirt Already Being Hailed As A Grapes Of Wrath For Our Times And A New American Classic, American Dirt Is A Rare Exploration Into The Inner Hearts Of People Willing To Sacrifice Everything For A Glimmer Of HopeLydia 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 ComfortableEven 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 American Dirt Will Leave Readers Utterly Changed It Is A Page Turner It Is A Literary Achievement It Is Filled With Poignancy, Drama, And Humanity On Every Page It Is One Of The Most Important Books For Our Times


10 thoughts on “American Dirt

  1. Nilufer Ozmekik Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    What a mind blowing beginning of a book A mother, Lydia and her little boy, Luca hid themselves in the bathtub for not being other victims of family massacre The contract killers most dangerous drug lord s dirtbags kept looking for them, firi


  2. Felicia Felicia says:

    No doubt this will be THE book of 2020.The Where The Crawdads Sing book of 2020.I ve never read Crawdads and I wouldn t have read American Dirt if not so kindly offered the opportunity by the publisher This is so far from my usual genre.Give m


  3. Tammy Tammy says:

    This is a timely and powerful portrayal of the plight of the migrant An innocent mother and her young son desperately and illegally attempt to enter the US from Mexico while fleeing from a cartel The beginning is brutal and the tension never ce


  4. Cheri Cheri says:

    4.5 StarsBeginning at the end, or perhaps accurately after the end of the story, for a change In the Author s Note at the end of the story, Cummins writes As I traveled and researched, even the notion of the American dream began to feel pro


  5. Anne Bogel Anne Bogel says:

    I thought this was absolutely fantastic and I can t wait for everyone I know to read it so we can talk about it together If you follow me, you know I have a sweet spot for what I like to call compulsively readable literary fiction This is it.


  6. Chelsea Humphrey Chelsea Humphrey says:

    Simply incredible A must read in the new year Full review to come


  7. Lisa Lisa says:

    A beautifully written and timely story that is suspenseful, compelling and deeply affecting SUMMARYIn a pleasant Acapulco neighborhood, gunmen slaughter 16 people at a family barbecue From a grandmother, to the young girl who was celebrating her qu


  8. Liz Barnsley Liz Barnsley says:

    Oh this book.I wasn t going to review for a while given that this is a 2020 publication but American Dirt is one of those books you finish and immediately need to talk about So a short sharp review now then when next year rolls around trust me, I ll


  9. Terry Mitchell Terry Mitchell says:

    If you read nothing else in 2020, let it be American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins It is a must read Lydia and her son Luca are at a relative s quinceneara birthday party for a 15 year old when a cartel shoots and kills the other 16 members of their family


  10. Sarah-Hope Sarah-Hope says:

    American Dirt is not an easy read, but it s an engrossing, important one This book tells the story of several migrants making their way through Mexico, hoping to enter the U.S For most of them, the journey begins with violence The central characters,


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