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How the García girls lost their accents

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9781565129757
9780613032117
9780452287075
9781616200985
9780452268067
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display_descriptionEagerly embracing their new American culture in Miami, the four Garcia women iron their hair, smoke cigarettes, date American men, forget their Spanish, and lose their accents, all in their journey toward adulthood In the 1960s, political tension forces the García family away from Santo Domingo and towards the Bronx, where the sisters adapt and thrive 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.
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Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
Dominican Americans -- Fiction
Sisters -- Fiction
Young women -- Fiction
title_displayHow the García girls lost their accents
title_fullHow the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
How the García girls lost their accents / by Julia Alvarez
title_shortHow the García girls lost their accents
topic_facetDominican Americans
Fiction
Literature
Sisters
Young women