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The Resource How the García girls lost their accents, by Julia Alvarez

How the García girls lost their accents, by Julia Alvarez

Label
How the García girls lost their accents
Title
How the García girls lost their accents
Statement of responsibility
by Julia Alvarez
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the 1960s, political tension forces the García family away from Santo Domingo and towards the Bronx. The sisters all hit their strides in America, adapting and thriving despite cultural differences, language barriers, and prejudice. But Mami and Papi are more traditional, and they have far more difficulty adjusting to their new country. Making matters worse, the girls--frequently embarrassed by their parents--find ways to rebel against them
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alvarez, Julia
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3551.L845
LC item number
H66 2010
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • Young women
  • Dominican Americans
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
Label
How the García girls lost their accents, by Julia Alvarez
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Sequel: Yo!
  • "Reader's guide and other special features inside"--P. 4 of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Antojos -- The kiss -- The four girls -- Joe -- The Rudy Elmenhurst story -- A regular revolution -- Daughter of invention -- Trespass -- Snow -- Floor show -- Blood of the conquistadores -- The human body -- Still lives -- An American surprise -- The drum
Control code
1351631
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Algonquin pbk.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9781565129757
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010511411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
geneological table
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1351631
  • (OCoLC)435422223
Label
How the García girls lost their accents, by Julia Alvarez
Publication
Note
  • Sequel: Yo!
  • "Reader's guide and other special features inside"--P. 4 of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Antojos -- The kiss -- The four girls -- Joe -- The Rudy Elmenhurst story -- A regular revolution -- Daughter of invention -- Trespass -- Snow -- Floor show -- Blood of the conquistadores -- The human body -- Still lives -- An American surprise -- The drum
Control code
1351631
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Algonquin pbk.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9781565129757
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010511411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
geneological table
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1351631
  • (OCoLC)435422223

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