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How the García girls lost their accents

Autore: Julia Alvarez
Editore: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1991.
Serie: Plume essential editions
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : Fiction : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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In the 1960s, political tension forces the García family away from Santo Domingo and towards the Bronx. The sisters all hit their strides in America, adapting and thriving despite cultural differences, language barriers, and prejudice. But Mami and Papi are more traditional, and they have far more difficulty adjusting to their new country. Making matters worse, the girls--frequently embarrassed by their  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/formato: Bildungsromans
Pastoral fiction
Fiction
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Alvarez, Julia.
How the García girls lost their accents.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1991
(OCoLC)551338082
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento Libro
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Julia Alvarez
ISBN: 0945575572 9780945575573 9780452268067 0452268060 9781565129757 156512975X 0452287073 9780452287075
Numero OCLC: 22450948
Note: Sequel: Yo!
Descrizione: 290 pages : 1 illustration ; 19 cm.
Contenuti: Antojos --
The kiss --
The four girls --
Joe --
The Rudy Elmenhurst story --
A regular revolution --
Daughter of invention --
Trespass --
Snow --
Floor show --
Blood of the conquistadores --
The human body --
Still lives --
An American surprise --
The drum.
Titolo della serie: Plume essential editions
Responsabilità: by Julia Alvarez.
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Eagerly embracing their new American culture in Miami, the four Garcia women iron their hair, smoke cigarettes, date American men, forget their Spanish, and lose their accents, all in their journey  Per saperne di più…

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