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American Dirt

American Dirt

Author(s): Jeanine Cummins

Location(s): Mexico Border, United States (USA)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

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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

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