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."