The Tortilla Curtain (Penguin Books with Reading Guides)

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  • Publisher‏:‎ Penguin Books (September 1, 1996)
  • Publication date‏:‎ September 1, 1996
  • Language‏:‎ English
  • File size‏:‎ 1693 KB
  • Text-to-Speech‏:‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader‏:‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting‏:‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray‏:‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise‏:‎ Enabled
  • Print length‏:‎ 375 pages
  • Lending‏:‎ Not Enabled

The Tortilla Curtain (Penguin Books with Reading Guides)

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  1. How far would you go to keep immigrants out of your community In this brilliant book by T.C Boyle, we meet two couples Affluent and liberal Delaney and Kyra, who live in a mansion in a gated community in Topanga Canyon, California and C ndido and Am rica, illegal Mexican immigrants who are camping at the bottom of the canyon for lack of anywhere else to live and trying to survive on a few dollars a day when they are lucky Oh, and Am rica is 17 and pregnant The story opens when Delaney, driving h [...]


  2. In a confrontation that echoes the country s issues with immigration, two families in California face off Delany and Kyra Mossbacher are nice people, liberal and well off and have all the recommended opinions They live in an expensive development Delany has family money so doesn t work He spends his time hiking the surrounding countryside and writing a series of nature columns Kyra is a driven realtor Together they have built a life that works for them.Candido and America Rincon are not so lucky [...]


  3. This book is situated in the beautiful but fragile ecology of the Topanga Canyon of Southern California The scenario poses two couples on a mind slapping parallel course The classic style Greek pathos novel grasps the very soul of society and squeezes so tightly I came close to declaring a DNF than once No getting around it this is a very difficult book to read.Progressive liberal Los Angeles couple Delaney and Kyra Mossbacher are living their American Dream in the hilltop Arroyo Blanco Estates [...]


  4. This was my first excursion into the writing of TC Boyle and there was certainly enough in this 1995 novel for it to not be my last Pitching the haves of well off, sometimes gated , middle class LA communities against the influx of disadvantaged Mexican immigrants would seem to be an idea that captures the current 2020s political zeitgeist both in the US and elsewhere equally as much as that of nearly three decades ago and Boyle skilfully portrays this conflict very personally from each side Bot [...]


  5. I read this for a book club and it provoked quite a lot of discussion It was an easy read though non Spanish speakers may need to look up the odd word here and there You live the experiences of the Mexican couple, seeing America through their eyes and boy, do you feel terribly sorry for them and angry at the rich Americans for being so intolerant Some of the Mexicans are shown in a very poor light, so the story isn t one sided At the same time, you re taken through the thought processes of a lib [...]