Background: This book takes place in the early and its in the Dominican Republic. And the Dominican Republic was under the rule of a cruel leader named el jefe who was all about controlling his people .
BOOK QUOTE: "The darkness around us presses down, as if to listen. The music of the wind rises and falls with the swirls of the snow, the creaking of the sea of branches in the darkness above us." — from the novel Sinful Folk PHOTO: Sutro Forest by