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American Dirt

American Dirt

by Jeanine Cummins



Just finished 'American Dirt' by Jeanine Cummins and it is worth a read. It is a subject that I had no previous knowledge of. The real dangers of living and working in Mexico and the cartels and drug wars that are a reality for people.

'American Dirt' tells the story of Lydia, a woman whose whole life has been upturned and she has to race across Mexico towards America with her young son Luca, after they both face nightmarish events.


Reviewed by Longford Branch Library January 2021