Summary: It's a long way from Santo Domingo to the Bronx, but if anyone can go the distance, it's the Garcia girls. Four lively latinas plunged from a pampered life of privilege on an island compound into the big-city chaos of New York, they rebel against Mami and Papi's old-world discipline and embrace all that America has to offer. This "story of four sisters who must adjust to life in America after having to flee from the Dominican Republic is told through a series ...show moreof episodesbeginning in adulthood, when their lives have been shaped by U.S. mores, and moving backwards to their wealthy childhood on the island.Adapting to American life is difficult and causes embarrassment when friends meet their parents,anger as they are bullied and called 'spics,' and identity confusion following summer trips to the family compound in the Dominican Republic."(SLJ) ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 91
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