New Read Dominicanaby Angie Cruz For Kindle ePUB or eBook – wildweaves.co.uk

Dominicana Fifteen year old Ana Cancion never dreamed of moving to America, the way the girls she grew up with in the Dominican countryside did But when Juan Ruiz proposes and promises to take her to New York City, she has to say yes It doesn t matter that he is twice her age, that there is no love between them Their marriage is an opportunity for her entire close knit family to eventually immigrate So on New Year s Day, 1965, Ana leaves behind everything she knows and becomes Ana Ruiz, a wife confined to a cold six floor walk up in Washington Heights Lonely and miserable, Ana hatches a reckless plan to escape But at the bus terminal, she is stopped by Cesar, Juan s free spirited younger brother, who convinces her to stay.As the Dominican Republic slides into political turmoil, Juan returns to protect his family s assets, leaving Cesar to take care of Ana Suddenly, Ana is free to take English lessons at a local church, lie on the beach at Coney Island, see a movie at Radio City Music Hall, go dancing with Cesar, and imagine the possibility of a different kind of life in America When Juan returns, Ana must decide once again between her heart and her duty to her family. Download Dominicana Author Angie Cruz – wildweaves.co.uk

New Read Dominicanaby Angie Cruz For Kindle ePUB or eBook – wildweaves.co.uk

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  1. I got so engrossed in this novel that I accidentally took too long of a lunch break And then I got so engrossed again later that night that I almost forgot to leave my house to go hang out with my friend So yeah, I think you could say I enjoyed this book.Watch my full review

  2. Four yesss another heart wrenching, powerful, emotional, shaking you to the cores kind of amazing story about a young woman who learn how to get out of the restraints and earn her own independence stars Young Ana didn t know what kind of future she was about to embrace when she left her life in Dominican countryside by accepting Juan s marriage proposal and moved to NYC in mid 60 s.Finally she realizes that is not only a journey to another continent, city, culture, civilization but that is also Four yesss another heart wrenching, powerful, emotional, shaking you to the cores kind of amazing story about a young woman who learn how to get out of the restraints and earn her own independence stars Young Ana didn t know what kind of future she was about to embrace when she left her life in Dominican countryside by accepting Juan s marriage proposal and moved to NYC in mid 60 s.Finally she realizes that is not only a journey to another continent, city, culture, civilization but that is also a big journey to her self discovery She begins to learn how to survive in difficult situations and lighten up her mood at the darkest times Her communication with her doll was outstanding a...

  3. Why I love itby Idra NoveyThe best novels, I find, are books I begin for one reason and end up loving for another That unpredictability is what makes a novel come alive for me For many years, I have admired the vitality of Angie Cruz s writing, and I anticipated that Dominicana would be full of dynamic scenes and fearless candor What I didn t expect was how intensely and often I would go on considering the resilience of its mesmerizing protagonist, Ana, after finishing this book.Dominicana ce Why I love itby Idra NoveyThe best novels, I find, are books I begin for one reason and end up loving for another That unpredictability is what makes a novel come alive for me For many years, I have admired the vitality of Angie Cruz s writing, and I anticipated that Dominicana would be full of dynamic scenes and fearless candor What I didn t expect was how intensely and often I would go on considering the resilience of its mesmerizing protagonist, Ana, after finishing this book.Dominicana celebrates the tenacity of Ana Cancion, a 15 year old forced to marry a 32 year old as a business arrangement Raised on a farm in the Dominican Republic, Ana ends up stuck in a hot apartment ...

  4. I opened up Dominicano on a plane and for the rest of my trip was transported to 1965 New York City I experienced the city through the eyes of 15 year old Ana, newly married and separated from her family in the Dominican Republic Every page f...

  5. A friend of mine recommend this book to me months ago She read it for work and told me that it was definitely going to be something I would really enjoy So, when I got the opportunity to pick up an ARC of the book, I grabbed it After working with the publisher to give away two copies of the book, I decided it s a great opportunity to read and whoa The results blew me away.Dominicana is the story of a young girl named Ana, who s about to embark to New York from the Dominican Republic to marry A friend of mine recommend this book to me months ago She read it for work and told me that it was definitely going to be something I would really enjoy So, when I got the opportunity to pick up an ARC of the book, I grabbed it After working with the publisher to give away two copies of the book, I decided it s a great opportunity to read and whoa The results blew me away.Dominicana is the story of a young girl named Ana, who s about to embark to New York from the Dominican Republic to marry Juan, a man twice her age The reason For the opportunity to make money in the country...

  6. The first time Juan Ruiz proposes, I m eleven years old, skinny and flat chested I m half asleep, my frizzy hair has busted out from a rubber band, and my dress is on backwards I couldn t help but smile as the novel opens, picturing eleven year old Ana Cancion It was hard to smile when at fifteen, Ana is in an arranged marriage with Juan, who is thirty two She is sent with him to the US by her family with the hopes of money and papers and a better life She didn t want to go and it was a The first time Juan Ruiz proposes, I m eleven years old, skinny and flat chested I m half asleep, my frizzy hair has busted out from a rubber band, and my dress is on backwards I couldn t help but smile as the novel opens, picturing eleven year old Ana Cancion It was hard to smile when at fifteen, Ana is in an arranged marriage with Juan, who is thirty two She is sent with him to the US by her family with the hopes of money and papers and a better life She didn t want to go and it was a pitiful sight to see what this young girl is made to endure for the sake of her family This is the immigrant experience with the backdrop of 1965 New York City and we see it through the inner thoughts of a young girl We get an intimate look at her fear, her loneliness, her confusion All she has are these words from her mother I promise nothing bad will happen to you You go to New York and you clean his house and cook for him the...

  7. I have so many thoughts roaming in my head about Dominicana A lot of the time I wish I knewabout the culture and way of living but there was so much within the story that made it beautiful and saddening The compassion and hope you start to feel for the main character Ana is inevitable You watch her grow and at times I got impatient, but it was through her journey you learn of why she sacrificed so much The original setting of this story is in Los Guayacanes, Dominican Republic I get I have so many thoughts roaming in my head about Dominicana A lot of the time I wish I knewabout the culture and way of living but there was so much within the story that made it beautiful and saddening The compassion and hope you start to feel for the main character Ana is inevitable You watch her grow and at times I got impatient, but it was through her journey you learn of why she sacrificed so much The original setting of this story is in Los Guayacanes, Dominican Republic I get my period at twelve and eight months, she undoes my pi...

  8. When BOTM issued the warning about the lack of dialogue queues I thought hey, that s not so bad but as I began reading it became quite distracting However, once I got used to the style of the book I couldn t put it down Amazing story with political undertones It led me to ...

  9. My TakeawayAngie Cruz, DominicanaWhat have you done to my heart, Angie Cruz From the cover to the writing, I loved, loved Dominicana When I finished reading it I could not stop thinking about Ana major book hangover Cruz weaved a remarkable story with complicated but fascinating individuals I felt an instant connection with this coming of age novel, especially with Ana, the main character Certain aspects of Ana s life reminded me of my own story Like Ana, I married at age 15 but not in My TakeawayAngie Cruz, DominicanaWhat have you done to my heart, Angie Cruz From the cover to the writing, I loved, loved Dominicana When I finished reading it I could not stop thinking about Ana major book hangover Cruz weaved a remarkable story with complicated but fascinating individuals I felt an instant connection with this coming of age novel, especially with Ana, the main character Certain aspects of Ana s life reminded me of my own story Like Ana, I married at age 15 but not in an arranged marriage, but by choice My family moved to the Dominican Republic to become evangelical missionaries After a few months, numerous issues were surrounding our family, and I felt getting married was my only way out Because I was a minor, my mom had to sign permission allowing us to get married We were married for seven years and share three children now adults Just like Ana, my relationship with my mom was complex and combative at tim...

  10. Angie Cruz s mother, when told this book was inspired by her experiences, said to Angie, Who would be interested in a story about a woman like me It s so typical In these pages is a story of hardship resilience necessary to surviving the States as a migrant, a spirit that carries in most Latinx literature that focuses on immigration perhaps feels typical But what made this book so particularly gripping, also prompts me to qualify with a trigger warning, is that we see this Angie Cruz s mother, when told this book was inspired by her experiences, said to Angie, Who would be interested in a story about a woman like me It s so typical In these pages is a story of hardship resilience necessary to surviving the States as a migrant, a spirit that carries in most Latinx literature that focuses on immigration perhaps feels typical But what made this book so particularly gripping, also prompts me to qualify with a trigger warning, is that we see this experience through a 15 year old Dominican girl married to a 32 year old Dominican man, brought to live in Washington Heights, isolated from the rest of her family, at the mercy of a husban...

  11. In Dominicana we meet fifteen year old Ana who lives with her family in the countryside of the Dominican Republic Ana is part of a big a family, with her mother assuming responsibility of the children and the household hardly taking into consideration her husband s perspective Growing up in the 1960s a lot of persons thought the best way to escape and make a better life is to move to America Ana gets this opportunity when one of the Ruiz brother Juan proposes to her and makes her prom In Dominicana we meet fifteen year old Ana who lives with her family in the countryside of the Dominican Republic Ana is part of a big a family, with her mother assuming responsibility of the children and the household hardly taking into consideration her husband s perspective Growing up in the 1960s a lot of persons thought the best way to escape and make a better life is to move to America Ana gets this opportunity when one of the Ruiz brother Juan proposes to her and makes her promise to wait on him Only fifteen years old and promised to a man twice her age, Ana is forced to go along with this plan so her mother and younger siblings will also have the opportunity to move to America Ana departs for America on a tourist vista with her husband Juan Having never left the countryside of the Dominican Republic, Ana experiences a lot of f...

  12. Dominicana is a coming of age story that is set in NYC in the turbulent and bustling 1960s Angie Cruz shares a remarkable story about a young girl named Ana At 15, Ana was forced to marry a man twice her age and move from the Dominican Republic to Americawith her family s hope, she could achieve the American Dream.Upon her arrival, Ana ends up finding herself isolated from her family and at the mercy of a husband who neither seems to care for her or her needs While this was a heartbreaki Dominicana is a coming of age story that is set in NYC in the turbulent and bustling 1960s Angie Cruz shares a remarkable story about a young girl named Ana At 15, Ana was forced to marry a man twice her age and move from the Dominican Republic to Americawith her family s hope, she could achieve the American Dream.Upon her arrival, Ana ends up finding herself isolated from her family and at the mercy of a husband who neither seems to care for her or her needs While this was a heartbreaking story in many ways, it was also a tale of strength, persistence, and resilience.I loved that Cruz chose to share this story from the point of view of Ana While it was very clear she was a teenager in many ways, she has this ...

  13. A captivating story of a year in the life of Ana, a 15 year old girl in the Dominican Republic who is married to better her family s prospects to Juan, a man twice her age who is trying to make his fortune in New York City Stories like Ana s are still rarely told and hard to find, even though it s probablyrepresentative ofpeople s experiences than most fiction you read about New York City in the late 60 s But even if you didn t already have that recommending the book, there is Ana A captivating story of a year in the life of Ana, a 15 year old girl in the Dominican Republic who is married to better her family s prospects to Juan, a man twice her age who is trying to make his fortune in New York City Stories like Ana s are still rarely told and hard to find, even though it s probablyrepresentative ofpeople s experiences than...

  14. Even after finishing the book , I can t help thinking about Ana It wasa beautiful book and Ana s characterization is so wonderful It leaves a deep impact on your mind Her innocence, how she grows and comes of age is so beautifully written Thoroughly enjoyed it

  15. 4.5 StarsDominican American author Angie Cruz s latest novel is powerful coming of age story encapsulating the search for the American dream Inspired by the real life arrival story of Cruz s own mother, fifteen year old Ana Cancion Ruiz is married off to a man twice her age because her family is desperately poor, struggling in the politically divisive post Trujillo Dominican Republic and seeking a foothold in 1960 s America Ana marries feeling she has little or no choice and finds herself litt 4.5 StarsDominican American author Angie Cruz s latest novel is powerful coming of age story encapsulating the search for the American dream Inspired by the real life arrival story of Cruz s own mother, fifteen year old Ana Cancion Ruiz is married off to a man twice her age because her family is desperately poor, struggling in the politically divisive post Trujillo Dominican Republic and seeking a foothold in 1960 s America Ana marries feeling she has little or no choice and finds herself littlethan a maid and sex partner for her husband Juan Her tourist visa to the US says she s nineteen and just visiting She hi...