Lydia Quixano Perez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore, has a son named Luca who is the love of her life, and a wonderful jouranlist husband. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco from cartel activity, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable.
American Dirt will leave readers utterly changed. It is a literary achievement filled with poignancy, drama, and humanity on every page, it is one of the most important books for our times as a rare exploration into the inner heart sof people willing to sacrifice everything for a glimmer of hope.