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American Dirt : THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, Hardback Book

American Dirt : THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Hardback

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*NOW A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIME*'Breathtaking...

I haven't been so entirely consumed by a book for years' Telegraph'I'll never stop thinking about it' Ann PatchettFEAR KEEPS THEM RUNNING. HOPE KEEPS THEM ALIVE. Vivid, visceral, utterly compelling, AMERICAN DIRT is an unforgettable story of a mother and son's attempt to cross the US-Mexico border. Described as 'impossible to put down' (Saturday Review) and 'essential reading' (Tracy Chevalier), it is a story that will leave you utterly changed. Yesterday, Lydia had a bookshop. Yesterday, Lydia was married to a journalist. Yesterday, she was with everyone she loved most in the world. Today, her eight-year-old son Luca is all she has left. For him, she will carry a machete strapped to her leg. For him, she will leap onto the roof of a high speed train. For him, she will find the strength to keep running.

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