How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents/In The Time of Butterflies/Yo!/In the Name of Salome/Saving the World: A Novel

By: Alvarez, Julia

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This is a complete collection of her novels that have all been SIGNED by Julia Alvarez on their respective title pages! Sold as a set only. Alvarez is regarded as one of the most critically and commercially successful Latina writers of her time. Her published works include the five novels listed here, a book of essays, four collections of poetry, four children's books, and two works of adolescent fiction. 1) "How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (1991) - Winner of the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award. Her first book of fiction (and the first major novel written in English by a Dominican author) that sets the Garcia girls free to tell their irrepressibly intimate stories about how they came to be at home - and not at home - in America. 2) "In The Time of Butterflies" (1994) - this has a historical premise and elaborates on the death of the Mirabal sisters during the time of the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic. 3) "Yo!" (1997) - a sequel to "How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents" which focuses on the character of Yolanda. 4) "In the Name of Salome" (2000) - widely acclaimed for its careful historical research and captivating story. 5) "Saving the World: A Novel" (2006) - a novel-within-a-novel spins the disparate tales of two remarkable women. Additional shipping charges (at cost) to be advised depending on where the books are going.

Title: How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents/In The Time of Butterflies/Yo!/In the Name of Salome/Saving the World: A Novel

Author Name: Alvarez, Julia

Categories: Latino Literature, *Author Collections, Modern First Editions,

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1991

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7862