American Dirt (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel by Jeanine Cummins
American Dirt: A Novel is a 2020 novel written by Jeanine Cummins. The book was published by Flatiron Books on January 21, 2020. After its release, it became a #1 New York Times bestseller and is an Oprah’s Book Club pick.
The book is about the terrible journey of a woman named Lydia Quixano Pérez as she brought along her son to escape their comfortable life in Mexico. It starts with Lydia befriending her bookstore customer Javier, whom she found to have the same interests with books as her. However, her husband, Sebastián, found out that Javier is the leader of a dangerous cartel. When Sebastián revealed the expose, Javier got angry. Javier ordered to slaughter Sebastián and his family in a barbecue party. Only Lydia and her eight-year-old son survived. They tried to escape as undocumented immigrants to the United States.
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