Dominicana: LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020

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Poignant . . . In nimble prose, Cruz animates the simultaneous reluctance and vivacity that define her main character as she attempts to balance filial duty with personal fulfilment, and contends with leaving one home to build another that is both for herself and for her family (New Yorker)

An intimate portrait of the transactional nature of marriage and the economics of both womanhood and citizenship (New York Times Book Review)

Enthralling . . . Cruz’s winning novel will linger in the reader’s mind long after the close of the story (Publishers Weekly (starred))

A thrilling, necessary, and unforgettable portrait of what it means to be an immigrant (Patricia Engel, author of The Veins of The Ocean and Vida)

Dominicana is beautiful, engaging, and cuts right to the heart of what it is to be a dutiful young female from a poor country who is bright in every sense of the word (Mary Gaitskill, author of The Mare and Veronica)

Gorgeous writing. Gorgeous story (Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street)

Cruz is a writer of such insight, such force. Dominicana is a book that grabs you (Justin Torres, author of We the Animals)

An essential read for our times (Cristina Garcia, author of Dreaming in Cuban)

What a wonderful, nuanced, and insightful writer (Edwidge Danticat, author of Brother I’m Dying and Breath, Eyes, Memory)

This coming-of-age novel with its unforgettable young heroine takes on the pressing questions of the day – immigration, identity, the claim to Americanness – with a deceptively light touch and a whole lot of charm (Ayana Mathis, author of The Twelve Tribes of Hattie)

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A poignant and nuanced portrait of the sacrifices we make for our families and the difficult balance between responsibility and independence

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