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Julia alvarez (born march 27, 1950) is a dominican-american poet, novelist, and essayist her published works include five novels, a book of essays, four collections of poetry, four children's books, and two works of adolescent fiction. Snow (by julia alvarez)summary essay there was a girl called yolanda who moved with her family to new york they rented a small. Julia alvarez was born to dominican parents in new york city in 1950 when she was three months old, her family moved back to the dominican republi. The essay provides information as to how alvarez managed in narrowing the distance between herself and her husband's daughters though they happened to .