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Winner of the Prix Medicis Etranger

Topanga Canyon is home to two couples on a collision course. Los Angeles liberals Delaney and Kyra Mossbacher lead an ordered sushi-and-recycling existence in a newly gated hilltop community: he a sensitive nature writer, she an obsessive realtor. Mexican illegals Candido and America Rincon desperately cling to their vision of the American Dream as they fight off starvation in a makeshift camp deep in the ravine. And from the moment a freak accident brings Candido and Delaney into intimate contact, these four and their opposing worlds gradually intersect in what becomes a tragicomedy of error and misunderstanding.

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A freak accident causes two couples-a pair of Los Angeles liberals and Mexican illegal's-and their opposing worlds to collide in a tragicomedy of error and misunderstanding.

About the Author

T.C. Boyle is the author of nine short story collections and twelve novels, including World's End, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award; Drop City, finalist for the National Book Award; and the New York Times bestseller The Women. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, he lives near Santa Barbara, California, and is a Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Southern California.

Gonzalo Muniz Matito works at Last Port Tattoo Studio in Leon, Spain. Visit www.lastport.es/

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143119074
Author:
Boyle, T. Coraghessan
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Illustrator:
M. M., Gonzalo
Author:
Boyle, T. C.
Author:
M. M., Gonzalo
Subject:
Literary
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Humorous
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Literature-A to Z
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Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20110231
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TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.81 x 5.17 x 1 in 0.77 lb
Age Level:
17-17

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