American Dirt, By Jeanine Cummins

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01Episode 1: Massacre20200406

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son, on the run from the Mexican drug cartels. Vivid, visceral, and utterly gripping, this is novels brings into sharp focus the harrowing experience of thousands of migrants who cross the US-Mexico border each year.

Today: as Lydia and her son Luca cower in their bathroom to the sound of gunshots outside, they know their happy family life in Acapulco is about to change for ever...

Writer: Jeanine Cummins, is an American writer, and the author of two other novels.
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

01Massacre20200406
02Episode 2: La Lechuza20200407

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son, on the run from the Mexican drug cartels. Vivid, visceral, and utterly gripping, this is novels brings into sharp focus the harrowing experience of thousands of migrants who cross the US-Mexico border each year.

Today: The man Lydia once called a friend is on her tail. Now the head of Acapulco's most powerful drug cartel, he will kill her and her 8-year-old son if he finds them....

Writer: Jeanine Cummins, is an American writer, and the author of two other novels.
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

02La Lechuza20200407

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son, on the run from the Mexican drug cartels. Vivid, visceral, and utterly gripping, this is novels brings into sharp focus the harrowing experience of thousands of migrants who cross the US-Mexico border each year.

Today: The man Lydia once called a friend is on her tail. Now the head of Acapulco's most powerful drug cartel, he will kill her and her 8-year-old son if he finds them....

Writer: Jeanine Cummins, is an American writer, and the author of two other novels.
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Memories of El Jefe in this heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

03Episode 3: Roadblock20200408

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son, forced to flee the Mexican drug cartel who massacred their family.

Today: Lydia and Luca risk everything as they continue their journey north....

Writer: Jeanine Cummins
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail from Mexico to the US.

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

03Roadblock20200408

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son, forced to flee the Mexican drug cartel who massacred their family.

Today: Lydia and Luca risk everything as they continue their journey north....

Writer: Jeanine Cummins
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Mother and son Lydia and Luca risk everything as they continue their journey north.

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

04Episode 4: Migrantes20200409

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son, forced to flee the Mexican cartel that massacred their family.

Today: Lydia and Luca's possible routes north are running out. Will they really resort to the horrors of La Bestia, the train that migrants take in their desperate journey north?

Writer: Jeanine Cummins
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the Mexican migrant trail.

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

04Migrantes20200409
05La Bestia20200410

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son, forced to flee the Mexican cartel that massacred their family.

Today: 6 days into their journey, Lydia and Luca are making progress. But the only option left to them is La Bestia, the train that migrants board to cross Mexico. Can Lydia really let her 8-year-old jump onto a moving train?

Writer: Jeanine Cummins
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail from Mexico into the US.

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

Today: six days into their journey, Lydia and Luca are making progress. But the only option left to them is La Bestia, the train that migrants board to cross Mexico. Can Lydia really let her eight-year-old jump onto a moving train?

06Episode 6: La Migra20200413

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son, forced to flee the Mexican cartel that massacred their family.

Today: As Lydia and Luca continue their gruelling journey north, Lydia learns some shocking news about El Jefe's daughter.

Writer: Jeanine Cummins
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the Mexican migrant trail to the US.

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

06La Migra20200413
07El Comandante20200414

Lydia, Luca and the teenage girls are rounded up by La Migra. Lydia expects the worst.

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son, forced to flee the Mexican cartel that massacred their family.

Today: Lydia, Luca and the teenage girls are rounded up by La Migra. As Mexian nationals, Lydia and Luca should in theory be safe, but Lydia expects the worst...

Writer: Jeanine Cummins
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Jeanine Cummins' electrifying novel following a mother and son on the migrant trail north.

07Episode 7: El Comandante20200414
08Coyote20200415

Lydia, Luca and the girls are nearing the US border now, but how will they cross?

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son on the run from the Mexican drug cartel that massacred their family.

Today: Lydia, Luca and the girls continue their desperate journey north. The US border is near now, but how will they cross?

Writer: Jeanine Cummins
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Jeanine Cummins' electrifying novel following a mother and son on the run in Mexico.

08Episode 8: Coyote20200415
09Episode 9: The Border20200416

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son, on the run from a Mexican drug cartel, headed by the man she once called her friend.

Today: The coyote takes the group into the desert. The north is almost in sight, but first the harsh journey across the mountains....

Writer: Jeanine Cummins
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail from Mexico to the US.

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

09The Border20200416

El norte is almost in sight, but first a harsh journey through desert and across mountains

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

09The Border20200416

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son, on the run from a Mexican drug cartel, headed by the man she once called her friend.

Today: The coyote takes the group into the desert. The north is almost in sight, but first the harsh journey across the mountains....

Writer: Jeanine Cummins
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

El norte is almost in sight, but first a harsh journey through desert and across mountains

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

1010. The North20200417

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping and heart-rending novel following a mother and son on the run from the Mexican drug cartel that massacred their family.

Today: Lydia, Luca and the girls continue their desperate journey north. But out in the unforgiving desert, things spiral out of control...

Writer: Jeanine Cummins
Reader: Yolanda Vazquez
Abridger: Richard Hamilton
Producer: Justine Willett

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail from Mexico to the US.

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.

10Episode 10: The North20200417
10The North20200417

Can Lydia, Luca and the girls survive the final desperate miles into the US?

Jeanine Cummins' heart-stopping novel following the migrant trail into the US.