American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

If you are haunted by images of Mexican migrants at our borders, you are ready for American Dirt. If you cannot fathom why a mother would risk everything to bring her child to our hostile country, you are ready for American Dirt.

Lydia and her son will lead you on a desperate journey to "el norte," the United States. Brace yourself. There is brutality and blood on these pages. And ultimately there is a reckoning.

Two memorable quotes:

"She's too pretty. She's going to have a rough journey."

"Your body is an ATM machine."


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ISBN: 9781250209764
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 21st, 2020