(American Dirt) [E–book] ï Jeanine Cummins

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Summary Ç American Dirt 100 Ight year old Luca soon find themselves miles and worlds away from their comfortable middle class existence Instantly transformed into migrants Lydia and Luca ride la bestia trains that make their way north toward the United States which is the only place Javier’s reach doesn’t extend As they join the countless people trying to reach el norte Lydia soon sees that everyone is running from something But what exactly are they running. DNF the audiobook free review copy from Librofm at 15% for various reasons including overly dramatic writing that doesn t fit my reading preferences major representation issues and perpetuation of racist stereotypes ETA I encourage readers to find books about this issue that accurately depict Mexico and the immigrant experience One excellent option would be this one The Devil s Highway A True StoryETA 2 WHY DID OPRAH AND BARNES AND NOBLE CHOOSE THIS FOR THEIR BOOK CLUBSETA 3 Check out articles on NYT and The Guardian for formal reviews about the controversy one on the LA Times about it being Oprah s pick is SIGH Hypety hype hype NO PRESS IS BAD PRESS when it comes to hype and book sales 4 if you want Cliffs Notes on the issues surrounding this bookhttpswwwvulturecom202001ameriETA 5 YOU GUYS THERE ARE PHOTOS OF AN AUTHOR EVENT FOR THIS BOOK IN WHICH THERE ARE FLORAL DECORATIONS FEATURING BARBED WIRE BORDER WALL CHIC And in one of these links somewhere in here OW says that Cummins humanizes the issue at the border UMMMMMMMM Don t the actual humans at the border humanize it Like there are HUMANS AT THE BORDER I forgive Oprah for making a mistake in picking this book I don t forgive her for doubling down on her support Also a good piece by Seattle Review of BookshttpsseattlereviewofbookscomnoteAnd the best piece of all about it you want a stellar ownvoices publishing insider s take on the issue check out a story highlight on Instagram by nastymuchachitareads titled AD PublishingETA 6Here s the original pic of the centerpieces from a May 2019 event a post via the author herself I m a librarian I believe in verifying sources 7NPR coverage from 12420httpswwwnprorg20200124798894LA Times article referenced in the NPR piecehttpswwwlatimescomentertainmentETA 8Oprah has now posted on IGTV and I m sure elsewhere that she hears all the concerns and is going to have a conversation about the issue on AppleTV Which I won t see bc I don t have that but at least she acknowledged it ETA 9This episode on the 1A podcast from 12820 is excellent regarding not just AD but why the publishing industry did what they did and do what they dohttpspodcastsapplecomuspodcastETA 10Please listen to the Latino USA podcast episode from 12920 about this issueAND Flatiron canceled the book tour They issued a statement too You can read it here and click on Full Statement at the bottom to actually read it There is massive controversy about the letter itself my friendsETA 11I think I might be done updating this now Bottom line The hype there is about a forthcoming book the skeptical I m going to be ESPECIALLY if there s any uestion about it being ownvoices

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Summary Ç American Dirt 100 También de este lado hay sueños On this side too there are dreamsLydia uixano Pérez 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 favo. 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 alive because one of the powerful men is chasing them and he is determined to finish his massacre that he already started The man Javier Crespo Fuentes once upon a time he was her friend They talked about books shared their secrets formed a close relationship till one day Lydia s reporter husband Sebastian wrote an article about JavierThe day the article had published their life s direction had also traumatically changed So now Lydia s husband mother sister and her children are dead Only she and her son stayed alive from vengeful attack of the cartel And now their thrilling heartbreaking dangerous journey begins They race against the time authorities and killers at the same time So keep still at the edge of your seats and take deep breathes to calm your nerves This book will increase your heart rates and blow your mind by making you agitated anxious but stop suirming nervously just keep on reading don t you want to know what will happen to those innocent mother and her brilliant smart sonLet me tell you something they say destination not important but the journey but this time it works uite opposite at this book because throughout this long journey the mother and son walked hid slept in different places ran from dangerous people jumped into the trains put their lives in danger met with different people who had amazing experiences and life stories This journey makes you up all night to read learn ache fists clenched eyes filled in tears You whisper prayers slowly to wish the characters can escape from the real monsters are living in our modern world Not only mother and son but the people they ve met especially the sisters helped them will always stay in my heart and soul forever because they re so realistically developed well build characters who have heart wrenching stories I think instead of the beginning of this story author s note part is also impressive It summarizes all those people including me who came to this land to chase their dreams deal with our disappointments and learn from our mistakes to try again On the border wall of Tijuana there is wonderful piece of graffiti When the author feel faltered or discouraged she clicks to her desktop and look at those words On this side too there are dreams Everyone has different dreams but sometimes making too many sacrifices and leaving your old lives and old selves behind might be too tough and compelling for you so sometimes you just procrastinate or give up on them This book could be dedicated to the dreamers who are brave enough to leave who have nothing to lose make so much sacrifices and pay so many dues to fight with everything they have and finally reach their destinations Maybe it is too early to say that but I think this will be one of the most stunning impressive and fascinating readings of 2020Special thanks to Netgalley and Flatiron Book for sharing this amazing ARC COPY with me in exchange my honest review

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Summary Ç American Dirt 100 Rite books in her store And then one day a man enters the shop to browse and comes up to the register with a few 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 sameForced to flee Lydia and e. Nope


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    (American Dirt) [E–book] ï Jeanine Cummins BECAUSE SOME OF YOU ATTACKING ME IN THE COMMENTS ARE INCAPABLE OF CLICKING ON MY NAME TO LEARN THIS I am not white I'm Mexican AmericanI DON'T READ THE COMMENTS ANYMOREclearly I was reading them early on as you can see on the first few PAGES of comments You're free to talk amongst yourselves however editFor a

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    (American Dirt) [E–book] ï Jeanine Cummins 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 h

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    Jeanine Cummins ☆ 0 Read & Download Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Jeanine Cummins (American Dirt) [E–book] ï Jeanine Cummins Ok seems like a bunch of privileged 'let me show you how woke I am' white people have decided they can speak for the Latin community Surprise asshats I am of Mexican and Native American blood This is a work of FICTION Google it if yo

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    Jeanine Cummins ☆ 0 Read & Download Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Jeanine Cummins (American Dirt) [E–book] ï Jeanine Cummins I wish I could give this book negative stars because it is as its title attests dirt It is also profoundly racist Here is my essay about the dissent surrounding this book dissent that is being erased disappeared and silenced

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    characters American Dirt (American Dirt) [E–book] ï Jeanine Cummins Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Jeanine Cummins Nope

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    (American Dirt) [E–book] ï Jeanine Cummins Jeanine Cummins ☆ 0 Read & Download horribly racist book abt mexico written by a white lady sooooooooooooooooo tired of yts pretending like they understand stop telling our stories through your horribly racist oppressive lenses please read a real review

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    (American Dirt) [E–book] ï Jeanine Cummins YESYESYES READ ITThat beginning is gripping The most anticipated novel for 2020 has the word controversy around itI wasn’

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    Free read ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Jeanine Cummins (American Dirt) [E–book] ï Jeanine Cummins I doubt there is a single person here on Goodreads that has not heard at least a hint of the controversy surrounding this book I’m also confident that nearly every reader has at least a basic idea of the synopsis of American Dirt So I’m not really touching either of those elements in my review I am a white woman living in upstate New York thousands of miles from Mexico I have no real personal experience regarding

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    (American Dirt) [E–book] ï Jeanine Cummins DNF the audiobook free review copy from Librofm at 15% for various reasons including overly dramatic writing that doesn’t fit my reading preferences major representation issues and perpetuation of racist stereotypes ETA I encourage readers to

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    characters American Dirt (American Dirt) [E–book] ï Jeanine Cummins UPDATE I read this book in early fall 2019 before important critiues and interviews were published Some commenters have helpfully linked those in comments so you can see some of what I'm referencing I've cleared my star rating I'm li

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  • Hardcover
  • 400
  • American Dirt
  • Jeanine Cummins
  • English
  • 16 August 2018
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