How The Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents | Julia Alvarez
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How The Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents | Julia Alvarez

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Synopsis: In The 1960s, Political Tension Forces The García Family Away From Santo Domingo And Towards The Bronx. The Sisters All Hit Their Strides In America, Adapting And Thriving Despite Cultural Differences, Language Barriers, And Prejudice. But Mami And Papi Are More Traditional, And They Have Far More Difficulty Adjusting To Their New Country. Making Matters Worse, The Girls--frequently Embarrassed By Their Parents--find Ways To Rebel Against Them. Antojos -- The Kiss -- The Four Girls -- Joe -- The Rudy Elmenhurst Story -- A Regular Revolution -- Daughter Of Invention -- Trespass -- Snow -- Floor Show -- Blood Of The Conquistadores -- The Human Body -- Still Lives -- An American Surprise -- The Drum. By Julia Alvarez. Originally Published In Hardcover By Algonquin Books Of Chapel Hill, 1991--t.p. Verso. Includes Reading And Discussion Guide.

Author(s): Julia Alvarez

Publisher: Algonquin Books

Date Published: 2010

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 336

Language: en

ISBN-13: 9781565129757

ISBN: 156512975x

Dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)