The Resource Dominicana : A novel., Angie Cruz, (electronic resource)

Dominicana : A novel., Angie Cruz, (electronic resource)

Label
Dominicana : A novel.
Title
Dominicana
Title remainder
A novel.
Statement of responsibility
Angie Cruz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A GOOD MORNING AMERICA COVER TO COVER BOOK CLUB PICK This program includes a bonus conversation with the author. Named a Most Anticipated Book by The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, The Washington Post, O Magazine, Time, Real Simple, Chicago Review of Books, Kirkus Reviews, Nylon, BuzzFeed, Lit Hub, The Millions, Instyle, Bustle, Refinery29, Hello Giggles, AARP, Domino "Coral Pena's strong delivery is a breath of fresh air...a master of accents and emotion, bringing genuine pathos to the story." - AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award winner 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 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. Praise for Dominicana: "Through a novel with so much depth, beauty, and grace, we, like Ana, are forever changed." -Jacqueline Woodson, Vanity Fair "Gorgeous writing, gorgeous story." -Sandra Cisneros
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Cruz, Angie
PerformerNote
Narrator: Coral Peña
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Peña, Coral
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Label
Dominicana : A novel., Angie Cruz, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0004577909
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (9 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781250242556
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
BC2A30A1-BC18-4342-8BD8-E951C43C777A
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 287486 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Dominicana : A novel., Angie Cruz, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0004577909
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (9 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781250242556
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
BC2A30A1-BC18-4342-8BD8-E951C43C777A
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 287486 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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