By Boyle, T. C.
Winner of the Prix Medicis Etranger; 'examines America's guerilla war between the haves and have-notes with a zing unequalled since The Bonfire of the Vanities'(Observer) When Delaney Mossbacher knocks down a Mexican pedestrian, he neither reports the accident nor takes his victi...m to hospital. Instead the man accepts $20 and limps back to poverty and his pregnant 17-year-old wife, leaving Delaney to return to his privileged life in California. But these two men are fated against each other, as Delaney attempts to clear the land of the illegal immigrants who he thinks are turning his state park into a ghetto, and a boiling pot of racism and prejudice threatens to spill over.Read more
T. C. Boyle is the New York Times bestselling author of sixteen novels including The Tortilla Curtain, Drop City, San Miguel and The Terranauts, and ten collections of stories, most recently T. C. Boyle Stories II. His work has been translated into twenty-five languages and has won both the PEN/Malamud and Rea Awards in recognition of his short fiction. He is a member of the Academy of Arts and Letters and lives in California. tcboyle.com
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