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              Dominicana: SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020

              Dominicana: SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cruz, Angie

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              SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020 'A thrilling, necessary, and unforgettable portrait of what it means to be an immigrant' Patricia Engel, author of The Veins of The Ocean and Vida 'Dominicana is beautiful, engaging, and cuts right to the heart of what it is to b...e a dutiful young female from a poor country who is bright in every sense of the word, full of love and hope' Mary Gaitskill, author of The Mare and Veronica Fifteen-year-old Ana Cancion never dreamed of moving to America, the way the girls she grew up with in the Dominican countryside did. But when Juan Ruiz proposes and promises to take her to New York City, she must say yes. It doesn't matter that he is twice her age, that there is no love between them. Their marriage is an opportunity for her entire close-knit family to eventually immigrate. So on New Year's Day, 1965, Ana leaves behind everything she knows and becomes Ana Ruiz, a wife confined to a cold six-floor walk-up in Washington Heights. Lonely and miserable, Ana hatches a reckless plan to escape. But at the bus terminal, she is stopped by Cesar, Juan's free-spirited younger brother, who convinces her to stay. As the Dominican Republic slides into political turmoil, Juan returns to protect his family's assets, leaving Cesar to take care of Ana. Suddenly, Ana is free to take English lessons at a local church, lie on the beach at Coney Island, dance with Cesar at the Audubon Ballroom, and imagine the possibility of a different kind of life in America. When Juan returns, Ana must decide once again between her heart and her duty to her family. In bright, musical prose that reflects the energy of New York City, Dominicana is a vital portrait of the immigrant experience and the timeless coming-of-age story of a young woman finding her voice in the world.
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              ISBN 9781529347425
              Released NZ 12 May 2020
              Publisher Hodder & Stoughton General Div
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              Dominicana: SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020
               

              Dominicana: SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020 (Paperback)

              By Cruz, Angie

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              • Pub Date
                25 Aug 20

              A poignant and nuanced portrait of the sacrifices we make for our families and the difficult balance between responsibility and independence

              ISBN 9781529304886
              Released NZ 25 Aug 2020
              Publisher John Murray Press
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              Let It Rain Coffee
                

              Let It Rain Coffee (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cruz, Angie

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              From the author of Soledad comes the sweeping story of immigrants from the Dominican Republic who come to Nueva York for their slice of the American dream.

              ISBN 9780743212045
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2006
              Publisher Simon & Schuster
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              Dominicana: SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020
               

              Dominicana: SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020 (Hardback)

              By Cruz, Angie

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              A poignant and nuanced portrait of a Dominican teenager's arranged marriage and immigration to New York City in the 1960s

              ISBN 9781529304879
              Released NZ 28 Jan 2020
              Publisher John Murray Press
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              Dominicana
                

              Dominicana (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Cruz, Angie; Read by Pena, Coral

              • RRP: $97.22
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              In bright, musical prose that reflects the energy of New York City, Cruz's Dominicana is a vital portrait of the immigrant experience and the timeless coming-of-age story of a young woman finding her voice in the world.

              ISBN 9781250242563
              Released NZ 5 Nov 2019
              Publisher Macmillan
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              What We Love: An Aster(ix) Anthology, Fall 2016
               

              What We Love: An Aster(ix) Anthology, Fall 2016 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Cruz, Angie; Kaza, Madhu H.; Vargas, M. L.

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              What We Love arose from enacting a conversation, by bringing more voices to the table, where we are creating a home with good bones and impeccable intentions, so Aster(ix) can share writing that moves us. Aster(ix): What We Love compiles some of the most exciting poetry and prose... by twenty one writers from all over the world.
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              ISBN 9781942547044
              Released NZ 15 Nov 2016
              Publisher Blue Sketch Press
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              (Un)bound: Five Years of Asterisms, An Aster(ix) Anthology
                

              (Un)bound: Five Years of Asterisms, An Aster(ix) Anthology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Cruz, Angie; Ramirez, Adriana E.; Contributions by O'Hare, Isobel

              • RRP: $43.20
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              Aster(ix) Journal's Winter 2018 Issue, (Un)bound: Five Years of Asterisms, collects our favorite writing from the Asterisms section of the online journal, writing that embodies the spirit of Aster(ix) five years into our extraordinary adventure.

              ISBN 9781942547105
              Released NZ 30 Dec 2018
              Publisher Blue Sketch Press
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              Dominicana
                

              Dominicana (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cruz, Angie

              • RRP: $36.99
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              • Pub Date
                25 Aug 20

              A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK Through a novel with so much depth, beauty, and grace, we, like Ana, are forever changed. --Jacqueline Woodson, Vanity Fair Triumphant...One of the most evocative and empowering immigrant stories of our time. --NBC Fifteen-year-old Ana Cancio...n never dreamed of moving to America, the way the girls she grew up with in the Dominican countryside did. But when Juan Ruiz proposes and promises to take her to New York City, she has to say yes. It doesn't matter that he is twice her age, that there is no love between them. Their marriage is an opportunity for her entire close-knit family to eventually immigrate. So on New Year's Day, 1965, Ana leaves behind everything she knows and becomes Ana Ruiz, a wife confined to a cold six-floor walk-up in Washington Heights. Lonely and miserable, Ana hatches a reckless plan to escape. But at the bus terminal, she is stopped by Cesar, Juan's free-spirited younger brother, who convinces her to stay. As the Dominican Republic slides into political turmoil, Juan returns to protect his family's assets, leaving Cesar to take care of Ana. Suddenly, Ana is free to take English lessons at a local church, lie on the beach at Coney Island, see a movie at Radio City Music Hall, go dancing with Cesar, and imagine the possibility of a different kind of life in America. When Juan returns, Ana must decide once again between her heart and her duty to her family. In bright, musical prose that reflects the energy of New York City, Angie Cruz's Dominicana is a vital portrait of the immigrant experience and the timeless coming-of-age story of a young woman finding her voice in the world.
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              ISBN 9781250205940
              Released NZ 25 Aug 2020
              Publisher Flatiron Books
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              Dominicana
                 

              Dominicana (Library Binding, Large type / large print edition)

              By Cruz, Angie

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              ISBN 9781432873318
              Released NZ 12 Feb 2020
              Publisher Thorndike Press Large Print
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              Inheritance: An Aster(ix) Anthology, Summer 2019
               

              Inheritance: An Aster(ix) Anthology, Summer 2019 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Cruz, Angie

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              My mother loved the moon and would talk to me of their kinship, of her endless respect for the big pale planet and its pull. At night she'd stay out on the balcony, smoking and murmuring. The things they spoke about-who knew. - Nightgown, Sue Rainsford

              ISBN 9781942547112
              Released NZ 18 Sep 2019
              Publisher Blue Sketch Press
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