How the García Girls Lost Their Accents

Author: Julia Alvarez
Publication Date: 1991

Synopsis:  Uprooted from their family home in the Dominican Republic, the four García sisters – Carla, Sandra, Yolanda, and Sofia – arrive in New York City in 1960 to find a life far different from the genteel existence of maids, manicures, and extended family they left behind. What they have lost – and what they find – is revealed in the fifteen interconnected stories that make up this exquisite novel from one of the premier novelists of our time. (Synopsis from Goodreads.)

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