How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent. New York, N A L/Dutton,
Fifteen stories chronicle a Dominican family's exile to the Bronx, focusing on the four daughters' rebellion against their elders. Alvarez has also written In the Time of the Butterflies (1995), a moving account of a family of sisters who were murdered during the Trujillo regime.
A. Dominican Republic in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis,
Lerner Publications Company, 1999.
Howard, David. Dominican
Republic in Focus: A Guide to the People, Politics and Culture. New
York, Interlink Books, 1999.
Joyce, Gare. The
Only Ticket Off the Island. Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, 1991.