Algonquin

9781616209131

STARRED REVIEW

Ordinary Girls

In fiercely honest prose, Jaquira Díaz turns back every page of her life to tell a defiant story that hums with vibrant beauty.

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Review of ‘Ordinary Girls’

Jaquira Díaz’s Ordinary Girls reaches deep into your heart and seizes your emotions from the very first sizzling paragraph. And as it carries you into some of Díaz’s darkest shadows and out into variegated light, it refuses to let go. In staccato sentences, Díaz walks us through her community: “We were the girls who strolled onto…

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