The Resource Dominicana, Angie Cruz

Dominicana, Angie Cruz

Label
Dominicana
Title
Dominicana
Statement of responsibility
Angie Cruz
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fifteen-year-old Ana Canción 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. 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 César, 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 César 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 César, 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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cruz, Angie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.R89
LC item number
D66 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Families
  • Dominicans (Dominican Republic)
  • Dominican Republic
  • Dominican Republic
  • Arranged marriage
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
Dominicana, Angie Cruz
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1079850327
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
322 pages
Isbn
9781250205933
Lccn
2019012554
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1079850327
Label
Dominicana, Angie Cruz
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1079850327
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
322 pages
Isbn
9781250205933
Lccn
2019012554
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1079850327

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