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OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK"Extraordinary." -- Stephen King"This book is not simply the great American novel; it's the great novel of las Americas. It's the great world novel! This is the international story of our times. Masterful." -- Sandra CisnerosTambién de este lado hay sueños. On this side, too, there are dreams.Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable.Even though she knows they'll never sell, Lydia stocks some of her all-time favorite books in her store. And then one day a man enters the shop to browse and comes up to the register with a few books he would like to buy -- two of them her favorites.



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Jeanine Cummins

Jeanine Cummins is the bestselling author of the groundbreaking memoir A RIP IN HEAVEN and award winning novel THE OUTSIDE BOY. She worked in the publishing industry for ten years before becoming a full-time writer. She was born in Spain, and has lived in California, Maryland, Belfast, and New York City, where she remains now with her Irish husband and growing family. THE CROOKED BRANCH is her second novel.



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