American Dirt

Jeanine Cummins

£14.99

Hardback

Fiction > New Releases

ISBN: 9781472261397

Description

‘Breathtaking… I haven’t been so entirely consumed by a book for years’ Bryony Gordon, Telegraph ‘I’ll never stop thinking about it’ Ann Patchett FEAR KEEPS THEM RUNNING. HOPE KEEPS THEM ALIVE. Vivid, visceral, utterly compelling, AMERICAN DIRT is the first novel to explore the experience of attempting to illegally cross the US-Mexico border. Described as ‘a life-affirming triumph’ (Independent) and ‘essential reading’ (Tracy Chevalier), it is a story that will leave you utterly changed. 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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Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 25 × 17 × 8 cm