El Tiempo de Las Mariposas by Julia Alvarez
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El Tiempo de Las Mariposas by Julia Alvarez

Book Description

In 1960 in the Dominican Republic, three young women from a pious Catholic family were assassinated after visiting their husbands who had been jailed as suspected rebel leaders. The Mirabal sisters became mythical figures in their country, where they are known as Las Mariposas (the butterflies). Three decades later, Alvarez brings the Mirabal sisters back to life in an extraordinary novel."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780452286863
ISBN-10: 0452286867
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 131mm x 20mm)
Pages: 427
Imprint: Plume Books
Publisher: Plume Books
Publish Date: 25-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez is the author of the novels How the GarcIa Girls Lost Their Accents, In the Time of the Butterflies (a national Book Critics Circle Award finalist), and Yo!. She has also published two poetry collections (Homecoming and The Other side/El Otro Lado) and a collection of essays (Something to Declare).

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