FRED (Den Haag): Open tot 18:00 uur
CENTRUM (Den Haag): Open tot 18:00 uur
DELFT: Open tot 18:00 uur
MALL: Open tot 20:00 uur
  1. Home
  2. > Boeken
  3. > Literatuur

American dirt

Jeanine Cummins
€ 18,95
Lees meer over het Paagman Privilege Programma  prijs v.a. € 16,11
Extra voordeel
paperback
American dirt
LEVERBAAR
Vandaag besteld, woensdag bezorgd. Of bestel en kies voor ophalen
Vandaag besteld, woensdag in huis of ophalen
American dirt
Jeanine Cummins

Omschrijving

#1 New York Times Bestseller

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK



"Extraordinary."

-Stephen King



"This book is not simply the great American novel; it's the great novel of las Americas. It's the great world novel! This is the international story of our times. Masterful."

-Sandra Cisneros



También de este lado hay sueños. On this side, too, there are dreams.



Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable.



Even though she knows they'll never sell, Lydia stocks some of her all-time favorite books in her store. And then one day a man enters the shop to browse and comes up to the register with a few books he would like to buy-two of them her favorites. Javier is erudite. He is charming. And, unbeknownst to Lydia, he is the jefe of the newest drug cartel that has gruesomely taken over the city. When Lydia's husband's tell-all profile of Javier is published, none of their lives will ever be the same.



Forced to flee, Lydia and eight-year-old Luca soon find themselves miles and worlds away from their comfortable middle-class existence. Instantly transformed into migrants, Lydia and Luca ride la bestia-trains that make their way north toward the United States, which is the only place Javier's reach doesn't extend. As they join the countless people trying to reach el norte, Lydia soon sees that everyone is running from something. But what exactly are they running to?



American Dirt will leave readers utterly changed. It is a literary achievement filled with poignancy, drama, and humanity on every page. It is one of the most important books for our times.



Already being hailed as "a Grapes of Wrath for our times" and "a new American classic," Jeanine Cummins's American Dirt is a rare exploration into the inner hearts of people willing to sacrifice everything for a glimmer of hope.
Lees meer Lees minder
0 Beoordelingen
Toon alle beoordelingen
Productinformatie
  • ISBN: 9781250754080
  • Auteur: Jeanine Cummins
  • Uitgave: St.Martin's Press
  • Jaar van uitgave: 2020
  • Taal: Engels
  • Bladzijden: 400
  • Afm.: 15 x 23 x 3 mm
  • Artikelnummer: 72023320
Lees meer Lees minder
€ 18,95
Lees meer over het Paagman Privilege Programma  prijs v.a. € 16,11
Extra voordeel
  • Aantal Prijs per stuk
  • 1 - 9 € 18,95
  • 10 - 29 € 17,05
  • 30 + € 16,16
paperback
LEVERBAAR
Vandaag besteld, woensdag bezorgd. Of bestel en kies voor ophalen
Vandaag besteld, woensdag in huis of ophalen
Even geduld AUB ...
Laden even geduld aub ...