The Tortilla Curtain (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback)
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Engelska
Utgivningsdatum
2003-08-01
Förlag
Pearson
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1
ISBN
9780131849198
The Tortilla Curtain (häftad)

The Tortilla Curtain

Häftad Engelska, 2003-08-01
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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.
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-A compelling story of myopic misunderstanding and mutual tragedy.- --Chicago Tribune -Succeeds in stealing the front page news and bringing it home to the great American tradition of the social novel . . . A book to appreciate as we peer at the faces of strangers outside our windows, and wall ourselves in.- --The Boston Globe -Lays on the line of our national cult of hypocrisy. Comically and painfully he details the smug wastefulness of the haves and the vile misery of the have-nots.- --Barbara Kingsolver, The Nation "A compelling story of myopic misunderstanding and mutual tragedy." --Chicago Tribune "Succeeds in stealing the front page news and bringing it home to the great American tradition of the social novel . . . A book to appreciate as we peer at the faces of strangers outside our windows, and wall ourselves in." --The Boston Globe "Lays on the line of our national cult of hypocrisy. Comically and painfully he details the smug wastefulness of the haves and the vile misery of the have-nots." --Barbara Kingsolver, The Nation"

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T. C. Boyle is the author of eleven novels, including World's End (winner of the PEN/FaulknerAward), Drop City (a New York Times bestseller and finalist for the National Book Award), and The Inner Circle. His most recent story collections are Tooth and Claw and The Human Fly and Other Stories.