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‘American Dirt’ Latino backlash part of long publishing war

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS | January 28, 2020

During a trip to Mexico to visit family, writer Myriam Gurba took “American Dirt,” a novel about immigration and cartel violence that was being touted as one of the biggest U.S. releases of 2020. The writer was of mostly white descent, and Gurba felt...

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