Dominicana – Angie Cruz: Review & Recommend | LATEST RELEASES

TWs: rape (marital, underage), domestic abuse, racism.

This review contains spoilers.

Welcome back to another book review! Dominicana by Angie Cruz is a book I’ve been talking about wanting to read for a while: it was long-listed for the Women’s Prize for Fiction which drew me to it, and it’s also a discussion of the experience of immigrants in the US which was a topic I wanted to know more about, both through reading fiction and nonfiction. Dominicana is loosely based on the story of Cruz’s mother, I believe. Cruz herself was born in the US, though as a child and teenager she spent her summers in the Dominican Republic.

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