The Sun, the Moon, the Stars Summary
Junot Díaz

Everything you need to understand or teach The Sun, the Moon, the Stars by Junot Díaz.

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The Sun, the Moon, the Stars Summary

The story came about after Díaz spent a summer working as an interpreter for a U.S.-sponsored dentistry mission in Santo Domingo. The job gave Díaz an opportunity to visit his native Dominican Republic and experience it again from the perspective of someone who has lived for years in the United States. According to Díaz in the "Contributors' Notes" in The Best American Short Stories: 1999, that...

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