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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

About the Author: Jeanine Cummins

Jeanine Cummins is the author of four books the bestselling memoir A Rip in Heaven, and the novels The Outside Boy, The Crooked Branch, and American Dirt She lives in New York with her husband and two children.

10 thoughts on “American Dirt

  1. 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, firing their guns, calling their names And finally they thought they were not at the house so they left the place and 16 innocent victims behind Now mother and her son have to leave the country for staying

  2. 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 me a thriller any day.I want to feel compelled to flip the pages while balancing on the edge of my seat.I want to lose sleep because I can t put a book down, a heart racing, just one chapter type of story AND

  3. 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 ceases The cartel s savagery is not the focus of the novel but it is the impetus At its heart, this is a novel about victims and there are victims aplenty No one is to be trusted Although, amid much cold blooded barba

  4. 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 proprietary There s a wonderful piece of graffiti on the border wall in Tijuana that became, for me, the engine of this whole endeavor I photographed it and made it my computer wallpaper Anytime I faltered or felt discouraged

  5. 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. says:

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

  7. 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 quincea era, they are all dead The only survivors were Lydia, a young mother and her eight year old son, Luca Lydia knew they must run as fast and as far as possible Among the dead is Sebastian, Lydia s husband, a well known journalist who had j

  8. 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 be back Annoying y all until you read it.American Dirt is impeccably researched which gives it full flavour but the beauty and the horror of it all comes across because the writing, the sense of it, is stunningly authentic It hits you right in the h

  9. 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 present Lydia and Luca survive by hiding in a shower Lydia is acquainted with the leader of this cartel she knows she and her son were also supposed to die today What follows in the wake of this horrific event is Lydia and Luca s thousand plus mile journey

  10. 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, Lydia and Luca, are the only survivors of a drug cartel massacre that kills sixteen members of the same family Convinced that the cartel will continue to hunt them, Lydia flees home and the bookstore she runs in Acapulco with her eight year old son Luca Suddenly s

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