American Dirt is a 2020 novel by American author Jeanine Cummins, about the ordeal of a Mexican woman who had to leave behind her life and escape as an undocumented immigrant to the United States with her son
American Dirt received a mixed reception. Despite initial positive reviews and its status as one of the best-selling books of 2020, it has also been widely criticized for its inaccurate portrayal of Mexico and Mexicans.
This book will offer a myriad of comments and interesting discussions for the PC Reads.
Jeanine Cummins is an American author, she was born in Spain. She has written four books: a memoir titled A Rip in Heaven and three novels, The Outside Boy, The Crooked Branch, and American Dirt.
“This novel is a heart-stopping story of survival, danger, and love…”
—The New York Times
“I devoured the novel in a dry-eyed adrenaline rush….A profoundly moving reading experience.”
—The Washington Post
“Relevant, powerful, extraordinary. It is a remarkable combination of joy and terror, infused always with the restorative power of a mother's love and the endless human capacity for hope. I hope everyone reads it and is as moved by it as I was.”
—Kristin Hannah, #1 New York Times bestselling author
Please join us Thursday, Nov. 4, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. It is free, but registration is required.
DATE/TIME: Thursday, Nov. 4, 5- 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: LLL Center
COST: No charge
MAXIMUM: 20 - there will be a waitlist.