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10 thoughts on “American Dirt

  1. says:

    BECAUSE SOME OF YOU ATTACKING ME IN THE COMMENTS ARE INCAPABLE OF CLICKING ON MY NAME TO LEARN THIS I am not white I'm Mexican AmericanI DON'T READ THE COMMENTS ANYMOREclearly I was reading them early on as you

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    What a mind blowing beginning of a book A mother Lydia and her little boy Luca hid themselves in the bathtub for not being other victims of family massacre The contract killers most dangerous drug lord’s dirtba

  3. says:

    Ok seems like a bunch of privileged 'let me show you how woke I am' white people have decided they can speak for the Latin community Surprise asshats I am of Mexican and Native American blood This is a work of F

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    I wish I could give this book negative stars because it is as its title attests dirt It is also profoundly racist Here is my essay about the dissent surrounding this book dissent that is being erased disappeared and silenced

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    Nope

  6. says:

    horribly racist book abt mexico written by a white lady sooooooooooooooooo tired of yts pretending like they understand stop telling our stories through your horribly racist oppressive lenses please read a real review

  7. says:

    YESYESYES READ ITThat beginning is gripping The most anticipated novel for 2020 has the word controversy around itI wasn’t even aware of the controversial issues until yesterday As pure FICTION it’s sooooo engaging

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    I doubt there is a single person here on Goodreads that has not heard at least a hint of the controversy surrounding this book I’m also confident that nearly every reader has at least a basic idea of the synopsis of American Dirt So I’m no

  9. says:

    DNF the audiobook free review copy from Librofm at 15% for various reasons including overly dramatic writing that doesn’t fit my reading preferences major representation issues and perpetuation of racist stereotypes ETA I encourage readers to find books about this issue that accurately depict Mexico and the immigrant

  10. says:

    UPDATE I read this book in early fall 2019 before important critiues and interviews were published Some commenters have helpfully linked those in comments so you can see some of what I'm referencing I've cleared my star rating I'm listening I'm learning I'm asking uestions I considered deleting my original review; for now

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Summary í eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Jeanine Cummins

Ite 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 sameForced to flee Lydia and eig I wish I could give this book negative stars because it is as its title attests dirt It is also profoundly racist Here is my essay about the dissent surrounding this book dissent that is being erased disappeared and silenced

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American Dirt

También de este lado hay sueños On this side too there are dreamsLydia uixano 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 comfortableEven though she knows they’ll never sell Lydia stocks some of her all time favor BECAUSE SOME OF YOU ATTACKING ME IN THE COMMENTS ARE INCAPABLE OF CLICKING ON MY NAME TO LEARN THIS I am not white I m Mexican AmericanI DON T READ THE COMMENTS ANYMOREclearly I was reading them early on as you can see on the first few PAGES of comments You re free to talk amongst yourselves however editFor a deeper nuanced conversation from a panel of Mexican American poets professors bloggers librarians poets laureate watch this video as part of the DignidadLiteraria team I met with Flatiron Macmillan Here s the press conference announcing the commitment to Latinx euity the publisher made And here s an artic

Summary í eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Jeanine Cummins

Ht 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 I doubt there is a single person here on Goodreads that has not heard at least a hint of the controversy surrounding this book I m also confident that nearly every reader has at least a basic idea of the synopsis of American Dirt So I m not really touching either of those elements in my review I am a white woman living in upstate New York thousands of miles from Mexico I have no real personal experience regarding the Mexican migrant issue and therefore cannot speak to whether or not author Jeanine Cummins writes a genuine representation of the crisis or not I don t even dare to attempt to do so What I can