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We Were Free

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9564454M
ISBN 100548073325
ISBN 109780548073322
OCLC/WorldCa176932472


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When We Are Free book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez, published Historical fiction. Novel. Grades Found via Horn Book Magazine, reviewed by Lauren Adams.

Anita is an upper-class girl in the Dominican Republic, living through the end of the Trujillo dictatorship and trying to make sense of it all/5.

"Before We Were Free" by Julia Alvarez tells the story of a young girl named Anita. She lives during a period of political unrest. Her father and uncle are involved in a plot to assassinate the dictator.

When the story begins, Anita is eleven years old and she lives in the Dominican Republic. Anita. Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education Classroom Magazines Before We Were Free.

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Before she was free, Anita and her family lived in the Dominican Republic. General Trujillo rules with fear and cruelty. The We Were There books are a series of historical novels written for children.

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When the story begins, Anita is nearly 12 years old. While many still look on her as a. Overall the story felt like a cross between YA fiction (which I don't knock, by the way) and a flimsy Romance novel. In the end the actual history behind the book was worth learning and, like I said, Rill's story line was pretty good.

So I can't say it was a complete waste of 14 hours but I just can't recommend "Before We Were Yours" to anyone.

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Anita de la Torre never questioned her freedom living in the Dominican Republic. But by her 12th birthday inmost of her relatives have emigrated to the United States, her Tío 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.

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We were reborn. We were now at Step Three. Many of us said to our Maker, as we understood Him: “God, I offer myself to. All Faculty Excerpts We Were Here Gotham teacher Matt de la Pena has scored the literary equivalent of a three-pointer in basketball.

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