In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies

By Julia Alvarez

Plume, Paperback, 9780452274426, 352pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 1995

Description
Set during the waning days of the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republica in 1960, this extraordinary novel tells the story the Mirabal sisters, three young wives and mothers who are assassinated after visiting their jailed husbands.