by Megan Born

Publisher: MIT Press in Cambridge, MA

Written in English
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Megan Born, Helene Furján, Lily Jencks, with Phillip M. Crosby
SeriesViabooks -- v. 2
LC ClassificationsNK1525 .D56 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24886326M
ISBN 109780262516921
LC Control Number2011026454

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Jan 22,  · The release of Jeanine Cummins' new novel, American Dirt, on Tuesday was paired with the announcement of the highly coveted honor as Oprah Winfrey's book club pick.

But on the internet and beyond, controversy was brewing. Latinx authors, Author: Clarissa-Jan Lim. Jan 22,  · The book’s critics argue that Cummins exploits the suffering of Mexican immigrants and resorts to stereotypes.

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This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Jan 29,  · Flatiron Books, the publisher of “American Dirt,” said Wednesday that it was canceling the author’s book tour because of safety concerns. In a statement, Bob Miller, Flatiron’s president.

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