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Antes de ser libres (Before We Were Free)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2012

    Before we were free (spanish)

    This is an amazing book. Very interesting and misterious. I can't wait till I finish! I bet its even better in english!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2012

    Bueno

    Esta libro es tan bueno

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 22, 2011

    Bueno

    Ee es un libro mas mas bueno

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 30, 2012

    A mi me gusta este libro tanto. Yo voy a leerlo otra vez.

    Es un libro maravilloso

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2010

    Great book!

    We have just begun reading this book in the advanced Spanish course I am in, and it is a lyrical feast of descriptive words and idiomatic phrases. I have read En el Tiempo de Las Mariposas by Julia Alvarez in Spanish too, and nothing compares to reading the book in the native language in which it was created.

    Antes de Ser Libres is a nonfiction story that relates the ordeal of an influential family in the Dominican Republic during the final years of Trujillo's dictatorship. It is a great read for anyone who wants to learn more about that turbulent time. It provides historical reference to how the societal power structure and differences that remain prevalent in that country today were shaped."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2007

    Being Free

    Being Free. How would one describe that feeling? Would it be like flying, or would it be just like all the other feelings. In Antes de ser Libres, Julia Alvarez does a great job at describing it. She does a great job at telling the story of a young Dominican girl who is struggling to be free. I strongly recommend this book. I think it is great for all ages.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2006

    Over sentimental+ boring but good

    Too oversemintal (oh i didnt get to dance with sammy im so sad. thats great, but dont go on for 5 pages about it)Lacks action, though it must be hard to write a book about something based on memory. that's why its getting above a 1.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2004

    M. Polanco Jul 22, 2004

    Este libro como tantos otros que describen la era de el tirano Rafael Leonidas Trujillo en Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana es una historia muy conmovedor. Es una parte de nuestra historia pero atravez de los ojos de una adolescente. Es definitivamente una buena pieza , cuya traduccion es simple y la cual puede ser leida y comprendida facilmente por un adolescente. Es un buen libro para educar a nuestros hijos acerca de esa terrible parte de nuestra historia. Lo recomiendo.

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