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It is November 25, 1960, and the bodies of three beautiful, convent-educated sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. El Caribe, the official newspaper, reports their deaths as an accident. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Raphael Leonidas Trujillo’s dictatorship. It doesn’t have to. Everyone knows of Las Mariposas – “The Butterflies.” Now, three decades later, Julia Alvarez, also a daughter of the Dominican Republic and long haunted by these sisters, immerses us in a tangled and dangerous moment in Hispanic Caribbean history to tell their story in the only way it can truly be understood – through fiction. In this brilliantly characterized novel, the voices of all four sisters – Minerva, Patria, Maria Teresa, and Dede – speak across the decades, to tell their own stories – from hair ribbons to gunrunning to prison torture – and to describe the everyday horrors of life under Trujillo’s rule.

About the Author(s) of In the Time of the Butterflies

Julia Alvarez is the author of In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies Full Details

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Length13 hours and 25 minutes
AuthorJulia Alvarez
PublisherRecorded Books, Inc.
Release dateJuly 18, 2007
ISBN9781436112260

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In the Time of the Butterflies includes the following subjects: The BISAC Subject Code is Fiction, Literary

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The imprint is Recorded Books, Inc.. It is supplied by Recorded Books, Inc.. The ISBN-13 is 9781436112260.

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This book is only available in the United States.

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