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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

by Julia Alvarez

ISBN 0945575572 / 9780945575573 / 0-945575-57-2
Publisher Algonquin Books
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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Book summary

Julia Alvarez's brilliant first book of fiction sets the Garcia girls free to tell their irrepressibly intimate stories about how they came to be at home -- and not at home -- in America.

"A warm, honest rendering of family life." --Elle Magazine

"She has beautifully captured the threshold experience of the new immigrant." --New York Times Book Review [via]