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The poet reflects on the Old World traditions of her mother's household where she spent her childhood as an apprentice housekeeper but discovered her talents as an artist

Hardcover:

9780394538556 | Grove Pr, November 1, 1984, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: The poet reflects on the Old World traditions of her mother's household where she spent her childhood as an apprentice housekeeper but discovered her talents as an artist

A collection of poems in English occasionally flavored with Spanish words reveals respect for the past, delight in the sensory details of the present, and tentative but cherished hope for the future, and culminates in the title poem about the poet's return to her native Dominican Republic

Hardcover:

9780525939221 | E P Dutton, June 1, 1995, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems in English occasionally flavored with Spanish words reveals respect for the past, delight in the sensory details of the present, and tentative but cherished hope for the future, and culminates in the title poem about the poet's return to her native Dominican Republic

Paperback:

9780452273412 | Reprint edition (Plume, December 1, 1996), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A collection of poems in English occasionally flavored with Spanish words reveals respect for the past, delight in the sensory details of the present, and tentative but cherished hope for the future, and culminates in the title poem about the poet's return to her native Dominican Republic

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A revised and expanded edition of the debut poetry collection by the author of How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents presents a lyrical, intimate reflection on the poet's own life, family, immigrant heritage, and artistic world. Reprint.

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9780452275676 | Subsequent edition (Plume, March 1, 1996), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Gathers the poems included in the author's first book, which focused on her bilingual and bicultural heritage, thirteen new poems, and the author's reflections on her first book

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A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep 'accident.'

Hardcover:

9780786247592, titled "En El Tiempo De Las Mariposas / In the Time of the Butterflies" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, November 1, 2002), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep 'accident.

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9780452286863, titled "En El Tiempo De Las Mariposas / In the Time of the Butterflies" | Plume, October 25, 2005, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep 'accident.
9780452279964, titled "En El Tiempo De Las Mariposas / In the Time of the Butterflies" | Reprint edition (Plume, May 1, 1998), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep 'accident.
9789500814461, titled "En El Tiempo De Las Mariposas / In the Time of the Butterflies" | Atlantida Editorial S.A., February 1, 1994, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: On a deserted mountain road in the Dominican Republic in 1960, three young women from a pious Catholic family were assassinated after visiting their husbands who had been jailed as suspected rebel leaders.

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9780613065658, titled "En El Tiempo De Las Mariposas / In the Time of the Butterflies" | Turtleback Books, June 1, 2002, cover price $23.65 | About this edition: A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep 'accident.

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A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep 'accident.'

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9780606176545 | Demco Media, June 1, 1998, cover price $23.40 | About this edition: A story based on actual events evokes the horror of the Dominican Republic under dictator General Trujillo, as three sisters die in a jeep 'accident.

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In a novel that spans more than one hundred years in Caribbean history, Camila Henrfquez UreĪa struggles to come to terms with the legacy of her renowned mother, SalomT UreĪa, the revered poet laureate of the Dominican Republic, who died when Camila was three. By the author of In the Time of the Butterflies. Reprint.

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9781565122765 | Algonquin Books, June 9, 2000, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Camila, whose mother, Salome, inspired a Dominican revolution with her poetry, spends most of her life trying to please her father and her brothers, all prominent men, before seeking a place for herself in the days following the Cuban revolution

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9780452282438 | Reissue edition (Plume, June 1, 2001), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Camila, whose mother, Salome, inspired a Dominican revolution with her poetry, spends most of her life trying to please her father and her brothers, all prominent men, before seeking a place for herself in the days following the Cuban revolution.

Camila, whose mother, Salome, inspired a Dominican revolution with her poetry, spends most of her life trying to please her father and her brothers, all prominent men, before seeking a place for herself in the days following the Cuban revolution.

Reinforced:

9780606217927 | Demco Media, July 1, 2001, cover price $22.73 | About this edition: Camila, whose mother, Salome, inspired a Dominican revolution with her poetry, spends most of her life trying to please her father and her brothers, all prominent men, before seeking a place for herself in the days following the Cuban revolution.

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Presents a modern fable on the challenges of living sustainably, caring for the land, and producing coffee.
By Julia Alvarez and Bill Eichner (contributor)

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9781931498005 | Chelsea Green Pub Co, October 1, 2001, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Presents a modern fable on the challenges of living sustainably, caring for the land, and producing coffee.

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9781931498548 | Chelsea Green Pub Co, March 1, 2004, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Presents a modern fable on the challenges of living sustainably, caring for the land, and producing coffee.

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Product Description: A Cafecito Story is a story of love, coffee, birds and hope. It is a beautifully written eco-fable by best-selling author Julia Alvarez. Based on her and her husband's experiences trying to reclaim a small coffee farm in her native Dominican Republic, A Cafecito Story shows how the return to the traditional methods of shade-grown coffee can rehabilitate and rejuvenate the landscape and human culture, while at the same time preserving vital winter habitat for threatened songbirds...read more

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9781931498067, titled "El Cuento Del Cafecito / a Cafecito Story: El Cuento Del Cafecito" | Bilingual edition (Chelsea Green Pub Co, June 1, 2002), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: A Cafecito Story is a story of love, coffee, birds and hope.

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Product Description: Secrets of Salsa: A Bilingual Cookbook by the Mexican Women of Anderson Valley. 25 assorted Salsa recipes from traditional to fun salsas like Mango Cucumber Salsa. Other tidbits of information are included regarding Salsa. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Julia Alvarez (foreword by), Anderson Valley Adult School (corporate author), Kira Brennan (editor) and Mexican Women of Anderson Valley (editor)

Hardcover:

9781931498203 | Bilingual edition (Chelsea Green Pub Co, June 1, 2002), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Secrets of Salsa: A Bilingual Cookbook by the Mexican Women of Anderson Valley.

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Product Description: Es el verano de 1960 y Camila Henr√≠quez Urena, profesora de espa√Īol jubil√°ndose de la Universidad de Vassar, est√° empacando sus √ļltimas pertenencias antes de mudarse de su apartamento en Poughkeepsie, Nueva York para unirse a la revoluci√≥n de Fidel Castro en Cuba...read more

Hardcover:

9780786243815, titled "En El Nombre De Salome / In the Name of Salome" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 1, 2002), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Es el verano de 1960 y Camila Henr√≠quez Urena, profesora de espa√Īol jubil√°ndose de la Universidad de Vassar, est√° empacando sus √ļltimas pertenencias antes de mudarse de su apartamento en Poughkeepsie, Nueva York para unirse a la revoluci√≥n de Fidel Castro en Cuba.

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9780375726903, titled "En El Nombre De Salome / in the Name of Salome" | Random House Spanish, July 1, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Camila, whose mother, Salom‚e, inspired a Dominican revolution with her poetry, spends most of her life trying to please her father and her brothers, all prominent men, before seeking a place for herself after the Cuban revolution.

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A story based on Dominican folklore, about the ciguapas, a tribe of beautiful underwater people whose feet are attached backwards, with their toes pointing in the direction from which they have come.

Hardcover:

9780679893097 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A story based on Dominican folklore, about the ciguapas, a tribe of beautiful underwater people whose feet are attached backwards, with their toes pointing in the direction from which they have come.

Paperback:

9780440417477 | Reprint edition (Dragonfly, September 1, 2002), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A story based on Dominican folklore, about the ciguapas, a tribe of beautiful underwater people whose feet are attached backwards, with their toes pointing in the direction from which they have come.

Library:

9780679993094 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 1, 2000, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A story based on Dominican folklore, about the ciguapas, a tribe of beautiful underwater people whose feet are attached backwards, with their toes pointing in the direction from which they have come.

Prebinding:

9780613878029, titled "Secret Footprints" | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2002, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: A story based on Dominican folklore, about the ciguapas, a tribe of beautiful underwater people whose feet are attached backwards, with their toes pointing in the direction from which they have come.

Camila, whose mother, Salom‚e, inspired a Dominican revolution with her poetry, spends most of her life trying to please her father and her brothers, all prominent men, before seeking a place for herself after the Cuban revolution.

Reinforced:

9780606242332 | Demco Media, September 1, 2002, cover price $22.73 | About this edition: Camila, whose mother, Salom‚e, inspired a Dominican revolution with her poetry, spends most of her life trying to please her father and her brothers, all prominent men, before seeking a place for herself after the Cuban revolution.

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Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

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9780613579070 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2002, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his colorful aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

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A story based on Dominican folklore, about the ciguapas, a tribe of beautiful underwater people whose feet are attached backwards, with their toes pointing in the direction from which they have come.

Reinforced:

9780606258746 | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $15.85 | About this edition: A story based on Dominican folklore, about the ciguapas, a tribe of beautiful underwater people whose feet are attached backwards, with their toes pointing in the direction from which they have come.

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A story based on Dominican folklore, about the ciguapas, a tribe of beautiful underwater people whose feet are attached backwards, with their toes pointing in the direction from which they have come.
By Julia Alvarez, Fabian Negrin (illustrator) and Dolores Prida (trans)

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9780606258739, titled "Las Huellas Secretas / Secret Footprints" | Demco Media, December 1, 2002, cover price $15.81 | About this edition: A story based on Dominican folklore, about the ciguapas, a tribe of beautiful underwater people whose feet are attached backwards, with their toes pointing in the direction from which they have come.

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Product Description: Literary Nonfiction. Photography. Latino/Latina Studies. Often outsiders enter Third World communities with an agenda so pronounced that their vision is hindered by their mission. But Isa√≠as Orozco-Lang's photographic tour of the Dominican Republic community La Yag√ľita del Pastor is a window into the soul of a community that allows not just a voyeur's glimpse, but an entry into its mysteries...read more

Hardcover:

9780887395840 | Bilingual edition (El Leon Literary Arts, August 1, 2003), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Literary Nonfiction.

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Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

Hardcover:

9788479017361, titled "Cuando La Tia Lola Vino (De Visita) A Quedarse / How Tia Lola Came to (Visit) Stay" | Rba Publicaciones Editores revistas, June 1, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

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Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

Paperback:

9780375815522 | Dgs edition (Yearling Books, June 22, 2004), cover price $5.50 | About this edition: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

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Paperback:

9789685956017 | Italian edition edition (Random House Mondadori, June 30, 2004), cover price $12.95

In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.

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9780606308427 | Demco Media, October 30, 2004, cover price $14.53 | About this edition: In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.

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Product Description: Book by Alvarez, Julia

Hardcover:

9789706515056 | Oceano De Mexico, February 1, 2001, cover price $16.67 | About this edition: Although ten-year-old Miguel is at first embarrassed by his aunt, Tia Lola, when she comes to Vermont from the Dominican Republic to stay with his mother, his sister, and him after his parents' divorce, he learns to love her.

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9780606308342 | Demco Media, October 30, 2004, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Book by Alvarez, Julia

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.
By Julia Alvarez (editor), Liliana Valenzuela (trans) and Beatriz Vidal (illustrator)

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9780606336666 | Demco Media, October 11, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Aware that their olive crop has failed and their dreams of success in their island colony may never be realized, young Maria is fearful of what is to come until she dreams of a beautiful woman who magically transforms the olive crop into a grove full of tasty oranges that completely alters the fate of her entire family!
By Julia Alvarez and Beatriz Vidal (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780375824258 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 11, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.

Library:

9780375924255 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 11, 2005, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.

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Mar‚ia's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Mar‚ia's dream.
By Julia Alvarez, Liliana Valenzuela (trans) and Beatriz Vidal (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780553113433 | Dragonfly, October 11, 2005, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Maria's family is almost forced to leave their farm on the new island colony, until a mysterious lady appears in Maria's dream.

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