American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
English | 2020 | Fiction, Political | ePUB | 3.2 MB
Vivid, visceral, utterly compelling,
AMERICAN DIRT is an unforgettable story of a mother and son’s attempt to
cross the US-Mexico border.
This gripping story of a mother and son on Mexico’s migrant trail combines humane intentions with propulsive, action-movie execution.
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.
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.