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In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publsiher : Anonim
  • Release : 09 August 2022
  • ISBN : 9781606868126
  • Pages : 123 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 18 ratings
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In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 12 January 2010
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It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their deaths as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leonidas Trujillo’s dictatorship. It doesn’t have to. Everybody knows of Las Mariposas—“The Butterflies.” In this

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Will I See?

Will I See?
  • Author : David A. Robertson
  • Publisher : Portage & Main Press
  • Release : 13 February 2017
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May, a young teenage girl, traverses the city streets, finding keepsakes in different places along her journey. When May and her kookum make these keepsakes into a necklace, it opens a world of danger and fantasy. While May fights against a terrible reality, she learns that there is strength in the spirit of those that have passed. But will that strength be able to save her? A story of tragedy and beauty, Will I See illuminates the issue of missing

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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 12 January 2010
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“Simply wonderful.” —Los Angeles Times Acclaimed writer Julia Alvarez’s brilliant and buoyant and beloved first novel gives voice to four sisters recounting their adventures growing up in two cultures. Selected as a Notable Book by both the New York Times and the American Library Association, it won the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Award for books with a multicultural perspective and was chosen by New York librarians as one of twenty-one classics for the twenty-first century. Ms. Alvarez was recently

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They Forged the Signature of God

They Forged the Signature of God
  • Author : Viriato Sención
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 09 August 1995
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This vivid exposé of corruption and political tyranny in the Dominican Republic rang so true to the reality that the President of that country went on television to denounce the book. Sención's novel follows the lives of three seminary students who suffer from church-state oppression. The book also gives a chilling portrait of Dr. Ramos, a sinister autocrat, who manages to survive six terms as president of his country through manipulation and tyranny.

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Before We Were Free

Before We Were Free
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Laurel Leaf
  • Release : 18 December 2007
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Anita de la Torre never questioned her freedom living in the Dominican Republic. But by her 12th birthday in 1960, most of her relatives have emigrated to the United States, her Tío Toni has disappeared without a trace, and the government’s secret police terrorize her remaining family because of their suspected opposition of el Trujillo’s dictatorship. Using the strength and courage of her family, Anita must overcome her fears and fly to freedom, leaving all that she once

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In the Name of Salome

In the Name of Salome
  • Author : Julia Alvarez
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release : 09 June 2000
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"Original and illuminating."—The New York Times Book Review In her most ambitious work since In the Time of Butterflies, Julia Alvarez tells the story of a woman whose poetry inspired one Caribbean revolution and of her daughter whose dedication to teaching strengthened another. Camila Henriquez Urena is about to retire from her longtime job teaching Spanish at Vassar College. Only now as she sorts through family papers does she begin to know the woman behind the legend of her

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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
  • Author : Jean-Dominique Bauby
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 06 March 2008
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A celebration of the liberating power of consciousness—a triumphant book that lets us witness an indomitable spirit and share in the pure joy of its own survival. In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby was the editor-in-chief of French Elle, the father of two young childen, a 44-year-old man known and loved for his wit, his style, and his impassioned approach to life. By the end of the year he was also the victim of a rare kind of stroke to the brainstem.

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The Roar of the Butterflies

The Roar of the Butterflies
  • Author : Reginald Hill
  • Publisher : Anchor Canada
  • Release : 23 April 2010
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Luton in the grip of a sweltering summer is a pretty sedentary place–which is bad for the private detective business. Thieves, fraudsters and philanderers take the month off and the only swingers in town are the ones to be found on the 19th hole of the Royal Hoo Golf Course. The civilized reputation of the “Hoo” is in trouble, however. Shocking allegations of cheating have been directed at one of its leading members, Chris Porphyry. When Chris turns to

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The Butterflies of Iowa

The Butterflies of Iowa
  • Author : Dennis W. Schlicht,John C. Downey,Jeffrey C. Nekola
  • Publisher : University of Iowa Press
  • Release : 01 May 2007
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This beautiful and comprehensive guide, many years in the making, is a manual for identifying the butterflies of Iowa as well as 90 percent of the butterflies in the Plains states. It begins by providing information on the natural communities of Iowa, paying special attention to butterfly habitat and distribution. Next come chapters on the history of lepidopteran research in Iowa and on creating butterfly gardens, followed by an intriguing series of questions and issues relevant to the study of butterflies

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Praise Song for the Butterflies

Praise Song for the Butterflies
  • Author : Bernice L. McFadden
  • Publisher : Akashic Books
  • Release : 28 August 2018
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Longlisted for the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction A Black Caucus of the American Library Association 2019 Honor title, Fiction "McFadden, writer of great, imaginative novels for years now (including Sugar and Gathering of Waters), is back with one of her best yet. Exploring ritual sacrifice in contemporary West Africa, Praise Song offers a fascinating, painful glimpse into a world beyond America's shores, filled with tragedy and love and hope." --Entertainment Weekly "Perhaps one of the best books of the year, Praise

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The Butterfly Girl

The Butterfly Girl
  • Author : Rene Denfeld
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 01 October 2019
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“A heartbreaking, finger-gnawing, and yet ultimately hopeful novel by the amazing Rene Denfeld.” —Margaret Atwood, via Twitter After captivating readers in The Child Finder, Naomi—the investigator with an uncanny ability for finding missing children—returns, trading snow-covered woods for dark, gritty streets on the search for her missing sister in a city where young, homeless girls have been going missing and turning up dead. From the highly praised author of The Child Finder and The Enchanted comes The Butterfly

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My Fate According to the Butterfly

My Fate According to the Butterfly
  • Author : Gail D. Villanueva
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release : 30 July 2019
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* "Villanueva's debut is a beautiful #ownvoices middle-grade novel. Tough topics are addressed, but warmth and humor... bring lightness to Sab's story. This immersive novel bursts with life." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review When superstitious Sab sees a giant black butterfly, an omen of death, she knows that she's doomed! According to legend, she has one week before her fate catches up with her -- on her 11th birthday. With her time running out, all she wants is to celebrate her

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When I Was Puerto Rican

When I Was Puerto Rican
  • Author : Esmeralda Santiago
  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • Release : 28 February 2006
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Esmeralda Santiago's story begins in rural Puerto Rico, where her childhood was full of both tenderness and domestic strife, tropical sounds and sights as well as poverty. Growing up, she learned the proper way to eat a guava, the sound of tree frogs in the mango groves at night, the taste of the delectable sausage called morcilla, and the formula for ushering a dead baby's soul to heaven. As she enters school we see the clash, both hilarious and fierce,

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