American Dirt

The heartstopping story that will live with you for ever

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Publisher Description

'Heartstopping... doesn't let up... you will urge them on, fists clenched' The Times

An extraordinary story of the lengths a mother will go to to save her son, AMERICAN DIRT has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. It's time to read what you've been missing.

Lydia Perez owns a bookshop in Acapulco, Mexico, and is married to a fearless journalist. Luca, their eight-year-old son, completes the picture. But it only takes a bullet to rip them apart.

In a city in the grip of a drug cartel, friends become enemies overnight, and Lydia has no choice but to flee with Luca at her side. North for the border... whatever it takes to stay alive. The journey is dangerous - not only for them, but for those they encounter along the way. Who can be trusted? And what sacrifices is Lydia prepared to make?

*An Instant New York Times #1 Bestseller 2020*
*An Instant Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller 2020*
*Over 2 million copies sold globally*
*A Richard and Judy Bookclub Pick*
*An Oprah's Book Club Pick*

*A BBC Radio 4 Book at Bedtime*

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2020
21 January
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
352
Pages
PUBLISHER
Headline
SELLER
Hachette Australia Pty Ltd
SIZE
3
MB

Customer Reviews

Artane 5 ,

I couldn’t put it down

A great read. I couldn’t read it fast enough

sandsseabeach ,

I felt every moment of the journey

A wonderful story and I could feel Lydia’s pain and fear through the journey - the cold and the heat of the day - Thank you

EmWalker123 ,

Raw and very engaging

Couldn’t put it down!

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