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In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Turtleback
  • Release : 23 January 1995
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A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep "accident"

In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 12 January 2010
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25th Anniversary Edition "A magnificent treasure for all cultures and all time.” --St. Petersburg Times It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their deaths as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leónidas Trujillo’

In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 12 January 2010
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It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their deaths as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leonidas Trujillo’s dictatorship. It doesn’t have to. Everybody knows of Las Mariposas—“The Butterflies.” In this

A Study Guide for Julia Alvarez's "In the Time of the Butterflies"

A Study Guide for Julia Alvarez's
  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release : 29 June 2016
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A Study Guide for Julia Alvarez's "In the Time of the Butterflies," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Yo!

Yo!
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 09 April 2019
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"Charming and funny . . . Mesmerizing . . . Wonderful.” —USA Today Yolanda García--Yo, for short--is the literary one in the family. Her first published novel, in which uses as characters practically everyone she knows, was a big success. Now she’s basking in the spotlight while those “characters” find their very recognizable selves dangling in that same blinding light. But turnabout is fair play, and so here, Yolanda García’s family and friends tell the truth about Yo. Her three sisters, her

Afterlife

Afterlife
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 07 April 2020
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A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: O, The Oprah Magazine * The New York Times * The Washington Post *Vogue * Bustle * BuzzFeed * Ms. Magazine *The Millions * The Huffington Post * PopSugar * The Lily * Goodreads * Library Journal * LitHub * Electric Literature The first adult novel in almost fifteen years by the internationally bestselling author of In the Time of the Butterflies and How the García Girls Lost Their Accents “A stunning work of art that reminds readers Alvarez is, and always has been, in

Reading U.S. Latina Writers

Reading U.S. Latina Writers
  • Author : A. Quintana
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 March 2003
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This essential teaching guide focuses on an emerging body of literature by U.S. Latina and Latin American Women writers. It will assist non-specialist educators in syllabus revision, new course design and classroom presentation. The inclusive focus of the book - that is, combining both US Latina and Latin American women writers - is significant because it introduces a more global and transnational way of approaching the literature. The introduction outlines the major historical experiences that inform the literature, the

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 12 January 2010
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"A joy to read." --The Cleveland Plain Dealer Acclaimed writer Julia Alvarez’s beloved first novel gives voice to four sisters as they grow up in two cultures. The García sisters--Carla, Sandra, Yolanda, and Sofía--and their family must flee their home in the Dominican Republic after their father’s role in an attempt to overthrow brutal dictator Rafael Trujillo is discovered. They arrive in New York City in 1960 to a life far removed from their existence in the

Once Upon a Quinceanera

Once Upon a Quinceanera
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 02 August 2007
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Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, a “phenomenal, indispensable” (USA Today) exploration of the Latina “sweet fifteen” celebration, by the bestselling author of How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of Butterflies The quinceañera, a celebration of a Latina girl’s fifteenth birthday, has become a uniquely American trend. This lavish party with ball gowns, multi-tiered cakes, limousines, and extravagant meals is often as costly as a prom or a wedding. But

Ask the Passengers

Ask the Passengers
  • Author : A.S. King
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 23 October 2012
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Astrid Jones desperately wants to confide in someone, but her mother's pushiness and her father's lack of interest tell her they're the last people she can trust. Instead, Astrid spends hours lying on the backyard picnic table watching airplanes fly overhead. She doesn't know the passengers inside, but they're the only people who won't judge her when she asks them her most personal questions . . . like what it means that she's falling in love with a girl. As her secret relationship

Already a Butterfly

Already a Butterfly
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Release : 16 June 2020
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Already a Butterfly is a gentle picture book tale about self-soothing practices and self-confidence beliefs. With so much to do in so little time, Mari is constantly on the move, flitting from flower to flower, practicing her camouflage poses, and planning for migration. She’s the busiest butterfly around. But does being productive mean she is happy? Mari couldn’t say. The only way she feels like a butterfly is by acting like one. Little does Mari know, the secret

Macho Camacho's Beat

Macho Camacho's Beat
  • Author : Luis Rafael Sánchez
  • Publisher : Dalkey Archive Press
  • Release : 23 January 2021
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Infinitely multiplied by the blare of radios, TVs and record players in San Juan, Macho Camacho's guaracha weaves its way across the city and through the lives of one family on a single day: Senator Vicente Reinosa, a crooked politician stuck in a gargantuan traffic jam; his neurotic, aristocratic wife; their son Benny, a fascist who is quite literally in love with his Ferrari, and the Senator's mistress, who inhabits a poorer world with her idiot child, her cousins (Hughie,

Praise Song for the Butterflies

Praise Song for the Butterflies
  • Author : Bernice L. McFadden
  • Publisher : Akashic Books
  • Release : 28 August 2018
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Longlisted for the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction A Black Caucus of the American Library Association 2019 Honor title, Fiction "McFadden, writer of great, imaginative novels for years now (including Sugar and Gathering of Waters), is back with one of her best yet. Exploring ritual sacrifice in contemporary West Africa, Praise Song offers a fascinating, painful glimpse into a world beyond America's shores, filled with tragedy and love and hope." --Entertainment Weekly "Perhaps one of the best books of the year, Praise

In the Name of Salome

In the Name of Salome
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 09 June 2000
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In her most ambitious work since In the Time of Butterflies, Julia Alvarez tells the story of a woman whose poetry inspired one Caribbean revolution and of her daughter whose dedication to teaching strengthened another. Camila Henriquez Urena is about to retire from her longtime job teaching Spanish at Vassar College. Only now as she sorts through family papers does she begin to know the woman behind the legend of her mother, the revered Salome Urena, who died when Camila

The Forgotten Seamstress

The Forgotten Seamstress
  • Author : Liz Trenow
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release : 06 May 2014
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"An intriguing patchwork of past and present, upstairs and downstairs, hope and despair." —Daisy Goodwin, New York Times bestselling author of The American Heiress She Kept Her Secret for a Lifetime... A shy girl with no family, Maria knows she's lucky to have landed in the sewing room of the royal household. Before World War I casts its shadow, she catches the eye of the Prince of Wales, a glamorous and intense gentleman. But her life takes a far darker