Before We Were Free

Before We Were Free

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Mass Market Paperbound, Laurel Leaf Library, 2004, ISBN# 044023784X
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In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.

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In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.

Anita de la Torre never questioned her freedom living in the Dominican Republic. But by her 12th birthday in 1960, most of her relatives have emigrated to the United States, her Tio Toni has disappeared without a trace, and the government's secret police terrorize her remaining family because of their suspected opposition of el Trujillo's dictatorship.
Using the strength and courage of her family, Anita must overcome her fears and fly to freedom, leaving all that she once knew behind.
From renowned author Julia Alvarez comes an unforgettable story about adolescence, perseverance, and one girl's struggle to be free.

"From the Hardcover edition."

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Number of Pages: 183
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Subject: REVOLUTIONS_FICTION ,  CHILDREN'S FICTION ,  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC_FICTION ,  Settings
Author: Alvarez, Julia
Target Audience: Young Adult Audience
Edition: Reprint
Series Title: Readers Circle
Book Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
ISBN-13: 9780440237846
Fiction/Nonfiction: Y
Brand: Generic
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 4.25 x 6.75 x 0.75 Inches
ISBN-10: 044023784X
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