Film, Video Julia Alvarez: 2019 National Book Festival

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Title
Julia Alvarez: 2019 National Book Festival
Summary
Julia Alvarez discussed "In the Time of the Butterflies" at the 2019 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Event Date
August 31, 2019
Notes
-  Twenty-five years ago, Julia Alvarez's "In the Time of the Butterflies" made her an international sensation. The book details the lives of four sisters living under the dictatorship of the Dominican Republic's Rafael Trujillo. Alvarez herself was born in New York City but raised in the Dominican Republic until she was 10, when her family supported an unsuccessful coup. The theme of living between two worlds permeates much of her work. Today, Alvarez is writer-in-residence at Middlebury College in Vermont.
Running Time
50 minutes, 46 seconds
Language
English
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