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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 can see on the first few PAGES of comments You're free to talk amongst yourselves however editFor a deeper nuanc

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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 dirtbags kept looking for them firing their guns calling their names And finally they thought they were not at the house so they left the place and 16 innocent victims behind Now mother and her son have to leave the country fo

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    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 FICTION Google it if you don't understand The author owes you nada Move on Get over yourself Fuck offTo say that a

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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 ab

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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

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    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 “In a different life he could have been someone good” “This isn’t a different life” Much to engage your thinkingHow in the world does one debate the degrees of violence? This novel GRABS OUR ATTENTIONIt

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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 surroun

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    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 experience One excellent option would be this one The Devil's Highway A True StoryETA 2 WHY DID OPRAH

  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 I'm leaving it below I thought this was absolutely fantastic and I can't wait for everyone I know to read it so we can

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Review ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Õ Jeanine Cummins

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 favo. 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 dirtbags kept looking for them firing their guns calling their names And finally they thought they were not at the house so they left the place and 16 innocent victims behind Now mother and her son have to leave the country for staying alive because one of the powerful men is chasing them and he is determined to finish his massacre that he already started The man Javier Crespo Fuentes once upon a time he was her friend They talked about books shared their secrets formed a close relationship till one day Lydia s reporter husband Sebastian wrote an article about JavierThe day the article had published their life s direction had also traumatically changed So now Lydia s husband mother sister and her children are dead Only she and her son stayed alive from vengeful attack of the cartel And now their thrilling heartbreaking dangerous journey begins They race against the time authorities and killers at the same time So keep still at the edge of your seats and take deep breathes to calm your nerves This book will increase your heart rates and blow your mind by making you agitated anxious but stop suirming nervously just keep on reading don t you want to know what will happen to those innocent mother and her brilliant smart sonLet me tell you something they say destination not important but the journey but this time it works uite opposite at this book because throughout this long journey the mother and son walked hid slept in different places ran from dangerous people jumped into the trains put their lives in danger met with different people who had amazing experiences and life stories This journey makes you up all night to read learn ache fists clenched eyes filled in tears You whisper prayers slowly to wish the characters can escape from the real monsters are living in our modern world Not only mother and son but the people they ve met especially the sisters helped them will always stay in my heart and soul forever because they re so realistically developed well build characters who have heart wrenching stories I think instead of the beginning of this story author s note part is also impressive It summarizes all those people including me who came to this land to chase their dreams deal with our disappointments and learn from our mistakes to try again On the border wall of Tijuana there is wonderful piece of graffiti When the author feel faltered or discouraged she clicks to her desktop and look at those words On this side too there are dreams Everyone has different dreams but sometimes making too many sacrifices and leaving your old lives and old selves behind might be too tough and compelling for you so sometimes you just procrastinate or give up on them This book could be dedicated to the dreamers who are brave enough to leave who have nothing to lose make so much sacrifices and pay so many dues to fight with everything they have and finally reach their destinations Maybe it is too early to say that but I think this will be one of the most stunning impressive and fascinating readings of 2020Special thanks to Netgalley and Flatiron Book for sharing this amazing ARC COPY with me in exchange my honest review

Characters American Dirt

American Dirt

Ight 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. 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 In a different life he could have been someone good This isn t a different life Much to engage your thinkingHow in the world does one debate the degrees of violence This novel GRABS OUR ATTENTIONIt changes something inside us Plus It s not easy to stop thinking about the characters and all they were dealing with I can t think of any relationship primal than a motherchild one I thought about How does fear grief love irrational lovejustify our actionsHow do we deal with the complexity of good and evil mixed with love The controversy over American Dirt is becoming as interesting as this novel itself Has me pondering both sides Howevera book that stirs our emotions and thoughts as much as this book doesis definitely BUZZ WORTHY and for lack of a better word entertaining in a gripping reading way I ve experienced being on both sides of positivenegative booksheated debates a couple of times In Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage I was on the negative side A New York newspaper uoted me as calling it fiction nonsense Many readers praised it with high ratings What was garbage to me was fascinating for others In American Dirt I m on the positive side The storytelling is addictingthought provokingcompassionately well writtenand timely The hype started out graduallyand gradually continued to grow Negative reviews started graduallybut thenthe controversy wheel kicked in fastfaster than all the tea made in China There are several Dunkin Slam nasty comments about this book Things I hadn t thought about Even being a new Oprah pick is controversial But maybe that happens often with Oprah picksComparison to The Grapes of Wrath as the new modern American novelis also creating debatable conversations I definitely see the comparison understand it anyway I just think and agree that people who loved this novel as I did and for many reasons are TRYING to express how powerful and real this book feels So Why the extreme divisions on this book Why all the attention Perhaps all sides are coming from the same place People care Our tender sensitive sides don t want to see others suffer be abused treated unfairly or killed In my opinion Any die hard reader would be a fool not to investigate all the hullabaloosurrounding American Dirt One needs to read it first Two thumbs up from me I lost two nights of sleepDaytime plans were canceled Read with urgencyA little uestion for those who have read itWhat book do you think inspired Luca to talk Guesses And to everyone elseWhat book would you like to read over and change the ending to be happier 5 riveting and extraordinary

Review ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Õ Jeanine Cummins

Rite 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 e. 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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