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Sandra Benitez Book

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | September 15, 2022

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15, recognizing the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the history and culture of the United States.
Today we are highlighting novelist Sandra Benitez, who won the American Book Award in 1998 for her book "Bitter Grounds." 
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