Before we were free
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Published:
New York : A. Knopf, ©2002.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
ISBN:
0375815449, 9780375815447, 0375915443, 9780375915444
Physical Desc:
167 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Rating:
Young Adult.
Status:
8 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Description
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 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. 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.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Alvarez, J. (2002). Before we were free. New York: A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Alvarez, Julia. 2002. Before We Were Free. New York: A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Alvarez, Julia, Before We Were Free. New York: A. Knopf, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Alvarez, Julia. Before We Were Free. New York: A. Knopf, 2002. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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