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Dominicana

Fifteen-year-old Ana Cancion never dreamed of moving to America. But when Juan Ruiz proposes and promises to take her to New York City, she has to say yes. Their marriage is an opportunity for her entire close-knit family to eventually immigrate. So on New Year’s Day, 1965, Ana leaves behind everything she knows and becomes Ana Ruiz. Lonely and miserable, Ana hatches a reckless plan to escape. But at the bus terminal, she is stopped by Cesar, Juan’s free-spirited younger brother, who convinces her to stay. As the Dominican Republic slides into political turmoil, Juan comes back to protect his family’s assets, leaving Cesar to take care of Ana. When Juan returns, Ana must decide once again between her heart and her duty to her family.

Dominicana
by Angie Cruz

  • Publication Date: September 3, 2019
  • Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Flatiron Books
  • ISBN-10: 125020593X
  • ISBN-13: 9781250205933