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BEFORE WE WERE FREE

Julia Alvarez, Author
Julia Alvarez, Author . Dell/Laurel-Leaf $5.99 (192p) ISBN 978-0-440-23784-6
Reviewed on: 04/26/2004
Release date: 04/01/2004

In what PW called "pitch-perfect narration," in a starred review, a 12-year old girl living in the Dominican Republic in 1960 relates the terrors of her country's regime and the attempt to overthrow Trujillo's dictatorship. Ages 12-up. (Apr.)

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