American Dirt

American Dirt

by Jeanine Cummins

Paperback Publication Date: 21/01/2020

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The unforgettable story of a mother and son fleeing a drug-cartel to cross the US-Mexico border.

Fear keeps them running. Hope keeps them alive.

Vivid, visceral, utterly compelling, American Dirt is the first novel to explore the experience of attempting to illegally cross the US-Mexico border. Described as 'A Grapes of Wrath for our times' (Don Winslow) it is a story that will leave you utterly changed. 

Yesterday, Lydia had a bookshop.
Yesterday, Lydia was married to a journalist.
Yesterday, she was with everyone she loved most in the world.

Today, her eight-year-old son Luca is all she has left.

For him, she will carry a machete strapped to her leg.
For him, she will leap onto the roof of a high speed train.
For him, she will find the strength to keep running.

ISBN:
9781472261410
9781472261410
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
21-01-2020
Language:
English
Publisher:
Headline Publishing Group
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
154x234x39mm
Weight:
0.3kg

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