American Dirt: THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Jeanine Cummins

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group

Published: 21-01-2020

£14.99

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Description

*NOW A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIME*’Breathtaking… I haven’t been so entirely consumed by a book for years’ Telegraph’I’ll never stop thinking about it’ Ann PatchettFEAR KEEPS THEM RUNNING. HOPE KEEPS THEM ALIVE.Vivid, visceral, utterly compelling, AMERICAN DIRT is an unforgettable story of a mother and son’s attempt to cross the US-Mexico border. Described as ‘impossible to put down’ (Saturday Review) and ‘essential reading’ (Tracy Chevalier), it is a story that will leave you utterly changed.Yesterday, Lydia had a bookshop.Yesterday, Lydia was married to a journalist.Yesterday, she was with everyone she loved most in the world.Today, her eight-year-old son Luca is all she has left.For him, she will carry a machete strapped to her leg.For him, she will leap onto the roof of a high speed train.For him, she will find the strength to keep running.

Additional information

Weight 0.72 kg
Dimensions 44 × 158 × 238 mm
Page Count 480