"IN THE TIME OF THE BUTTERFLIES" BY JULIA ALVAREZ
It is a novel based on a true story. It speaks of the women heroines (Their underground name being the butterflies) behind the revolution against Dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo of the Dominican Republic. Throughout the novel the reader is taken through the lives of these women, the men behind them, their children, and the threatening and torture that goes along with the Revolution. The novel takes place between 1938-1960. It is such an amazing, inspiring, and raw story!
The last sister to survive speaks of the revolution and her sisters. She has now passed away (2014)
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