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Product Description: “Julia Alvarez has suitcases full of history (public and private), trunks full of insights into what it means to be a Latina in the United States, bags full of literary wisdom.” —Los Angeles Times From the internationally acclaimed author of the bestselling novels In the Time of the Butterflies and How the García Girls Lost Their Accents comes a rich and revealing work of nonfiction capturing the life and mind of an artist as she knits together the dual themes of coming to America and becoming a writer...read more

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9781616205584 | Reprint edition (Algonquin Books, October 28, 2014), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “Julia Alvarez has suitcases full of history (public and private), trunks full of insights into what it means to be a Latina in the United States, bags full of literary wisdom.

The author traces her life as the daughter of immigrants from the Dominican Republic and her efforts to assimilate and to become a writer

Hardcover:

9781565121935 | Algonquin Books, August 1, 1998, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: The author traces her life as the daughter of immigrants from the Dominican Republic and her efforts to assimilate and to become a writer

Paperback:

9780452280670 | Plume, September 1, 1999, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The author traces her life as the daughter of immigrants from the Dominican Republic and her efforts to assimilate and to become a writer.

Prebinding:

9781439571514 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, November 5, 2008), cover price $24.00
9781417646555 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 1999, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The author traces her life as the daughter of immigrants from the Dominican Republic and her efforts to assimilate and to become a writer.

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Product Description: This book provides the first book-length examination of the writings of Julia Alvarez, the author of How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and nearly a dozen other books of fiction and non-fiction and one of today's most widely read Latina writers...read more

Hardcover:

9780826336514 | Univ of New Mexico Pr, September 30, 2005, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This book provides the first book-length examination of the writings of Julia Alvarez, the author of How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and nearly a dozen other books of fiction and non-fiction and one of today's most widely read Latina writers.

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Product Description: Julia Alvarez made her mark on the American literary horizon with the 1991 publication of her debut novel How the Garc^D'ia Girls Lost Their Accents, a story based on her own family's bicultural experiences. Readers and critics alike quickly discovered the writer's penchant for extracting humor from hardship, and weaving personal history into vivid prose...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780313309939 | Greenwood Pub Group, August 30, 2001, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: Julia Alvarez made her mark on the American literary horizon with the 1991 publication of her debut novel How the Garc^D'ia Girls Lost Their Accents, a story based on her own family's bicultural experiences.

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