In the Time of the Butterflies
Set during the waning days of the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republica in 1960, this extraordinary novel tells the story of the Mirabal sisters, three young wives and mothers who are assassinated after visiting their jailed husbands.
[This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts in grades 9-10 at
- 1994 Julia Alvarez
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- Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
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- This is a copyrighted book.
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