Synopses & Reviews
Barry Gifford explores a strange new world in this bizarre adventure novel of smuggling and revolution set in a ghostly Central American country.
"A wonderful piece of writing." Jim Harrison
"A strange, disturbing...intriguing...impressionist painting of a book." San Francisco Chronicle
"Gifford's prose is beautifully spare, his observations keen and he is a terrific storyteller....Smuggling, revolution, the tropics all are richly rendered in this complex and excellent novel." Publishers Weekly
"A poet's nuanced prose runs through Port Tropique...a spellbinding story." Washington Post
About the Author
Barry Gifford is the author of numerous books including the novel Landscape with Traveler and co-author of major biographies of Jack Kerouac and William Saroyan. Mr. Gifford lives in northern California.