Summary ñ How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents



10 thoughts on “How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

  1. says:

    How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent is Julia Alvarez fictionalized account of her childhood when she moved with her family from the Dominican Republic to New York following the 1960 Trujillo revolution Her story is told in alternating cha

  2. says:

    I was so intrigued by the title that I kept it on my to read list for years but when I finally settled down to read it I didn't fall immediatel

  3. says:

    book one of six that i read for my women in lit class this semester

  4. says:

    I enjoyed this uite a lot but I really think it should have been marketed as a book of short stories Instead it's a book of short stories that is called a novel yet has none of the cohesion or overarching plot reuired of a novel though the s

  5. says:

    I had high hopes for How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez These hopes continued to grow aft

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    Julia Alvarez wrote one of my favorite essays in Why I'm Still Married so I was really excited when I found a copy

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    How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez is a beautiful book written with lyrical and descriptive prose This fictional novel of four sisters is said to be a very autobiographical account of Alvarez's early childhood in the Dominican Republic and later emigrating to New York when they are forced to flee the dictatorship of Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina This is a delightful and gripping tale of the four

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    This is a beautifully written book But it's one of those works of fiction that isn't really about anything in particular Readers spend time with alternating Garcia girls in random order throughout a portion of their lives There is no plot to speak of The chapters are connected by the fact that one or Garcia girl is featured in each of them but you could read them in any order you wanted without impacting the reading exp

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    The García family flees the Dominican Republic for the United States amid political unrest The four sisters – Carla Sandra Yolanda and Sofia – find 1960s New York City very different from the upper middle c

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    It was an entertaining funny read about a family of six that escapes the Dominican Republic for a life in the United States in New York The four girls mother and father left not by choice but because the dictator Trujillo was spying and trying to catch Carlos who was a doctor and the father in a compromising act against the government to jail him They were also considered wealthy in the DR yet employment for

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And what they find is revealed in the fifteen interconnected stories that make up this exuisite novel from one of the premier novelists of our time This is a beautifully written book But it s one of those works of fiction that isn t really about anything in par