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The tortilla curtain

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English
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 7.1 - AR Pts: 22
Lexile measure:
1210L
Description
T.C. Boyle's "compelling" (The Chicago Tribune) novel about assimilation and the price of the American dreamTopanga Canyon is home to two couples on a collision course. Los Angeles liberals Delaney and Kyra Mossbacher lead an ordered sushi-and-recycling existence in a newly gated hilltop community: he a sensitive nature writer, she an obsessive realtor. Mexican illegals Candido and America Rincon desperately cling to their vision of the American Dream as they fight off starvation in a makeshift camp deep in the ravine. And from the moment a freak accident brings Candido and Delaney into intimate contact, these four and their opposing worlds gradually intersect in what becomes a tragicomedy of error and misunderstanding.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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ISBN:
9780756903541
014023828
9780670856046
9781433269141
9780140238280
9781483056289
9780786168286
9781101042601
Reading Level:
UG
Level 7.1, 22 Points
Lexile measure:
1210L
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Grouping Title tortilla curtain
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-21 23:35:05PM
Last Indexed 2018-07-22 00:44:39AM

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Topanga Canyon is home to two couples on a collision course. Los Angeles liberals Delaney and Kyra Mossbacher lead an ordered sushi-and-recycling existence in a newly gated hilltop community: he a sensitive nature writer, she an obsessive realtor. Mexican illegals Candido and America Rincon desperately cling to their vision of the American Dream as they fight off starvation in a makeshift camp deep in the ravine. And from the moment a freak accident brings Candido and Delaney into intimate contact, these four and their opposing worlds gradually intersect in what becomes a tragicomedy of error and misunderstanding.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Illegal aliens -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction, Illegal aliens -- Fiction, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Ethnic relations -- Fiction, Marriage -- Fiction, Married people -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction, Mexicans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction
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