American dirt / Jeanine Cummins.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Detroit Lakes Public Library||CD TALKING BOOK CUM (Text)||33500013219175||Main||Checked out||06/01/2020|
|Moorhead Public Library||CD TALKING BOOK CUM (Text)||33500013219183||Main||Checked out||06/01/2020|
- ISBN: 9781250260611
- ISBN: 1250260612
- Physical Description: 14 audio discs (17 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: New York : Macmillan Audio, 
- Copyright: ℗2019
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Narrated by Yareli Arizmendi ; author's note read by the author.
Tambie de este lado hay suenos. Lydia 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 comfortable. Even 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. Forced to flee, Lydia and eight-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 to?
Jeanine Cummins is the author of the novels The Outside Boy and The Crooked Branch and the bestselling memoir A Rip in Heaven. She lives in New York with her husband and two children.
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