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Tropic of Orange: A Novel
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Coffee House Pr
Publication date September 1, 1997
Pages 270
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781566890649
ISBN-10 1566890640
Dimensions 1 by 6.50 by 9 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
Original list price $16.95
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Summary
Gabriel, a news reporter in L.A., follows leads in which seemingly unrelated events mysteriously unite as the homeless take up residence in abandoned Mercedes, lowriders, and Cads, and an aged Asian American sansei conducts symphonies from a freeway overpass (view table of contents)
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This fiercely satirical, semifantastical novel ... features an Asian-American television news executive, Emi, and a Latino newspaper reporter, Gabriel, who are so focused on chasing stories they almost don't notice that the world is falling apart all around them. Karen Tei Yamashita's staccato prose works well to evoke the frenetic breeziness and monumental self-absorption that are central to their lives.-Janet Kaye, The New York Times Book Review


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