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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:   eBook : Document : 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
Electronic books
History
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Alvarez, Julia.
In the time of the butterflies.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1994
(DLC) 94015004
(OCoLC)30319222
Named Person: María Teresa Mirabal; Minerva Mirabal; Patria Mirabal; María Teresa Mirabal; Minerva Mirabal; Patria Mirabal
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Alvarez
ISBN: 9781616200992 1616200995
OCLC Number: 663375506
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (325 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""I""; ""Chapter One: Dedé, 1994 and circa 1943""; ""Chapter Two: Minerva, 1938, 1941, 1944""; ""Chapter Three: MarÃa Teresa, 1945 to 1946""; ""Chapter Four: Patria, 1946""; ""II""; ""Chapter Five: Dedé, 1994 and 1948""; ""Chapter Six: Minerva, 1949""; ""Chapter Seven: Maria Teresa, 1953 to 1958""; ""Chapter Eight: Patria, 1959""; ""III""; ""Chapter Nine: Dedé, 1994 and 1960""; ""Chapter Ten: Patria, January to March 1960""; ""Chapter Eleven: Maria Teresa, March to August 1960""; ""Chapter Twelve: Minerva, August to November 25, 1960""; ""Epilogue""; ""Dedé, 1994""
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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