How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (Paperback)

By Julia Alvarez

Plume, 9780452287075, 304pp.

Publication Date: October 4, 2005



It's a long way from Santo Domingo to the Bronx, but if anyone can go the distance, it's the Garcia girls. Four lively Latinas plunge from a pampered life of privilege on an island compound into the big-city chaos of New York, where they embrace all that America has to offer.