American Dirt

She sticks her hand through the fence and wiggles her ngers on the other side. Her ngers are in el norte. She spits through the fence. Only to leave a piece of herself there on American dirt. CHAPTER TWENTY- NINE eggs into Lydia borrows ...

American Dirt

American Dirt

'Heartstopping... doesn't let up... you will urge them on, fists clenched' The Times An extraordinary story of the lengths a mother will go to to save her son, AMERICAN DIRT has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. It's time to read what you've been missing. Lydia Perez owns a bookshop in Acapulco, Mexico, and is married to a fearless journalist. Luca, their eight-year-old son, completes the picture. But it only takes a bullet to rip them apart. In a city in the grip of a drug cartel, friends become enemies overnight, and Lydia has no choice but to flee with Luca at her side. North for the border... whatever it takes to stay alive. The journey is dangerous - not only for them, but for those they encounter along the way. Who can be trusted? And what sacrifices is Lydia prepared to make? *An Instant New York Times #1 Bestseller* *An Instant Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller* *Over 2 million copies sold globally* *A Richard and Judy Bookclub Pick* *An Oprah's Book Club Pick* *A BBC Radio 4 Book at Bedtime*

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American Dirt
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Jeanine Cummins
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-21 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'Heartstopping... doesn't let up... you will urge them on, fists clenched' The Times An extraordinary story of the lengths a mother will go to to save her son, AMERICAN DIRT has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. It's time to read what you've been missing. Lydia Perez owns a bookshop
Study Guide for Book Clubs: American Dirt
Language: en
Pages: 46
Authors: Kathryn Cope
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-23 - Publisher: Kathryn Cope

An essential tool for all reading groups! No reading group should be without this book club companion to Jeanine Cummins’s bestselling novel, American Dirt. This comprehensive guide includes useful background to the novel, a full plot summary, discussion of themes & symbols, detailed character notes, thought-provoking discussion questions, and even
American Dirt Track Racer
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Joe Scalzo
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher:

One of the most evocative eras in the history of American motorsport was the golden age of dirt-track racing, when hairy-knuckled drivers duked it out in open-wheel racers on half-mile ovals around the country. This photographic history spans the classic era from 1946 to 1970, featuring vintage photography of the
American Dirt: Chapter Sampler
Language: en
Pages: 27
Authors: Jeanine Cummins
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-02 - Publisher: Flatiron Books

Download a free excerpt from Jeanine Cummins's American Dirt! También de este lado hay sueños. On this side too, there are dreams. 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
Summary of American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
Language: en
Pages: 87
Authors: Peter Cuomo
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-03 - Publisher: Peter Cuomo

A complete summary of Jeanine Cummins book American Dirt About the original book: Lydia Quixano Pérez, a bookshop owner in Acapulco, saves her son Luca from a massacre that kills out their whole family at a quinceañera barbeque. The offenders are three sicarios, murders for Los Jardineros, a vicious local