Tropic of Orange

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Author(s): Karen Tei Yamashita
Original Publish Date: Sep 12, 2017
Product Number: EB00743271
Released: Nov 19, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781566895026
Publisher: Coffee House Press
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Description

"David Foster Wallace meets Gabriel Garcia Marquez" in this novel set in a dystopian Los Angeles from a National Book Award finalist (Publishers Weekly). Irreverently juggling magical realism, film noir, hip hop, and chicanismo, Tropic of Orange takes place in a Los Angeles where the homeless, gangsters, infant organ entrepreneurs, and Hollywood collide on a stretch of the Harbor Freeway. Hemmed in by wildfires, it's a symphony conducted from an overpass, grandiose, comic, and as diverse as the city itself—from an author who has received the California Book Award and the Association for Asian American Studies Book Award, among other literary honors. "Fiercely satirical . . . Yamashita presents [an] intricate plot with mordant wit." —The New York Times Book Review "A stunner . . . An exquisite mystery novel. But this is a novel of dystopia and apocalypse; the mystery concerns the tragic flaws of human nature." —Library Journal (starred review) "Brilliant . . . An ingenious interpretation of social woes." —Booklist (starred review)

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CD
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Author(s): Karen Tei Yamashita
Narrator(s): Emily Woo Zeller
Product Number DD40764
Released: Jul 26, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781684416967
eAudio
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Author(s): Karen Tei Yamashita
Narrator(s): Emily Woo Zeller
Product Number Z100109185
Released: Jun 28, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781684416974

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