After they move from the Dominican Republic to New York City, the four García sisters are caught between the expectations of their traditional parents and their own desire to assimilate to American culture.
This list covers Part I: The Four Girls–The Rudy Elmenhurst Story.
Here are links to our lists for the novel: List 1, List 2, List 3, List 4, List 5, List 6
Here are links to our lists for other works by Julia Alvarez: In the Time of the Butterflies, Names/Nombres
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