Tropic of Orange

Tropic of Orange

by Karen Tei Yamashita
     
 

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An apocalypse of race, class, and culture, fanned by the media and the harsh L.A. sun.See more details below

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An apocalypse of race, class, and culture, fanned by the media and the harsh L.A. sun.

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“Fiercely satirical. . . . Yamashita presents [an] intricate plot with mordant wit.” —New York Times Book Review

“A stunner.” —Library Journal (starred review)

“Brilliant. . . . An ingenious interpretation of social woes.” —Booklist (starred review)

“David Foster Wallace meets Gabriel García Márquez.” —Publishers Weekly

“Yamashita’s fast-paced and bittersweet tale ties together all classes, races and nationalities in a cosmic vision that is both well-written and entertaining.” —Counterpoise

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566890649
Publisher:
Coffee House Press
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
190,701
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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