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In the time of the butterflies

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Publisher
Plume
Language
English
Pages
325

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It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their deaths as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leonidas Trujillo’s dictatorship. It doesn’t have to. Everybody knows of Las Mariposas―“The Butterflies.”

In this extraordinary novel, the voices of all four sisters―Minerva, Patria, María Teresa, and the survivor, Dedé―speak across the decades to tell their own stories, from hair ribbons and secret crushes to gunrunning and prison torture, and to describe the everyday horrors of life under Trujillo’s rule. Through the art and magic of Julia Alvarez’s imagination, the martyred Butterflies live again in this novel of courage and love, and the human cost of political oppression.

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Cover of: In the Time of the Butterflies
In the Time of the Butterflies
2010, Algonquin
Cover of: En el tiempo de las mariposas
En el tiempo de las mariposas
October 25, 2005, Plume
in Spanish
Cover of: No tempo das borboletas
No tempo das borboletas
2001, Rocco
Cover of: En el tiempo de las mariposas
En el tiempo de las mariposas: novela
1995, Editora Taller
in Spanish - 1. ed. dominicana.
Cover of: In the time of the butterflies
In the time of the butterflies
1995, Plume
in English
Cover of: In the time of the butterflies
In the time of the butterflies
1994, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
in English - 1st ed.

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New York

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.54
Library of Congress
PS3551.L845 I5 1995

The Physical Object

Pagination
325 p. ;
Number of pages
325

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1276464M
Internet Archive
intimeofbutterfl000alva
ISBN 10
0452274427
LC Control Number
95008091
Library Thing
8095
Goodreads
11206

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