In the time of the butterflies

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25th Anniversary Edition
"A magnificent treasure for all cultures and all time." —St. Petersburg Times


It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports their deaths as accidental. It does not mention that a fourth sister lives. Nor does it explain that the sisters were among the leading opponents of Gen. Rafael Leónidas Trujillo's dictatorship. It doesn't have to. Everybody knows of Las Mariposas—the Butterflies.


In this extraordinary novel, the voices of all four sisters—Minerva, Patria, María Teresa, and the survivor, Dedé—speak across the decades to tell their own stories, from secret crushes to gunrunning, and to describe the everyday horrors of life under Trujillo's rule. Through the art and magic of Julia Alvarez's imagination, the martyred Butterflies live again in this novel of courage and love, and the human costs of political oppression.

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subject_facet Audiobooks, Dominican Republic -- History -- 1930-1961 -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, Historical fiction, Mirabal, María Teresa, -- 1935-1960 -- Fiction, Mirabal, Minerva, -- 1926-1960 -- Fiction, Mirabal, Patria, -- 1924-1960 -- Fiction, Mirabel, Mara̕ Teresa, -- 1935-1960 -- Fiction, Mirabel, María Teresa, -- 1935-1960 -- Fiction, Women revolutionaries -- Dominican Republic -- Fiction, Women revolutionaries -- Fiction
title_display In the time of the butterflies
title_full In the Time of the Butterflies, In the time of the butterflies / Julia Alvarez, In the time of the butterflies [electronic resource] / Julia Alvarez, In the time of the butterflies [sound recording] / Julia Alvarez, In the time of the butterflies [sound recording] / by Julia Alvarez
title_short In the time of the butterflies
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topic_facet Fiction, History, Literature, Mirabal, María Teresa, Mirabal, Minerva, Mirabal, Patria, Mirabel, Mara̕ Teresa, Mirabel, María Teresa, Women revolutionaries