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In the time of the butterflies

Author: Julia Alvarez
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The life and death of three revolutionary sisters in the Dominican Republic, told by a surviving fourth. One by one the Mirabal Sisters, as they were known, join the opposition to the Trujillo dictatorship in the 1950s, suffering imprisonment and torture while their men watch powerless. They are released, then one night their jeep is ambushed. A story based on real events by the author of How the Garcia Girls Lost  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alvarez, Julia.
In the time of the butterflies.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1994
(OCoLC)624453779
Named Person: María Teresa Mirabal; Minerva Mirabal; Patria Mirabal
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Alvarez
ISBN: 9780452274426 0452274427 1565120388 9781565120389
OCLC Number: 30319222
Description: 325 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Dede, 1994 and circa 1943 --
Minerva, 1938, 1941, 1944 --
Maria Teresa, 1945 to 1946 --
Patria, 1946 --
Dede, 1994 and 1948 --
Minerva, 1949 --
Maria Teresa, 1953 to 1958 --
Patria, 1959 --
Dede, 1994 and 1960 --
Patria, January to March 1960 --
Maria Teresa, March to August 1960 --
Minerva, August to November 25, 1960 --
Dede, 1994 --
A Postscript.
Responsibility: Julia Alvarez.
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The life and death of three revolutionary sisters in the Dominican Republic, told by a surviving fourth. One by one the Mirabal Sisters, as they were known, join the opposition to the Trujillo dictatorship in the 1950s, suffering imprisonment and torture while their men watch powerless. They are released, then one night their jeep is ambushed. A story based on real events by the author of How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents.

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