Before We Were Free
By (author) Julia Alvarez
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Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez
Book DescriptionAnita de la Torre never questioned her freedom living in the Dominican Republic. But by her 12th birthday in 1960, most of her relatives have emigrated to the United States, her Tio Toni has disappeared without a trace, and the government's secret police terrorize her remaining family because of their suspected opposition of el Trujillo's dictatorship. Using the strength and courage of her family, Anita must overcome her fears and fly to freedom, leaving all that she once knew behind. From renowned author Julia Alvarez comes an unforgettable story about adolescence, perseverance, and one girl's struggle to be free. From the Hardcover edition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780756940836
(173mm x 109mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Julia Alvarez
Where Do They Go?, Hardback (November 2016)
Children wonder what happens to their loved ones after death. Written in poetry format.
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Paperback (January 2016)
Latin America's great poet rendered into English by the world's most celebrated translator of Spanish-language literature.
Story Larger Than My Own, Paperback (March 2014)» View all books by Julia Alvarez
In 1955, Maxine Kumin submitted a poem to the Saturday Evening Post. This book brings together Kumin, Julia Alvarez, Jane Smiley, Erica Jong, and fifteen other accomplished women of this generation to reflect on their writing lives.
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