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ISBN: 1559273534 / ISBN-13: 9781559273534

The Tortilla Curtain


When Delaney Mossbacher knocks down a Mexican pedestrian, he neither reports the accident nor takes his victim to hospital. Instead the man accepts ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.500

Are We a Melting Pot, a Salad Bowl or Tupperware C

by RandyEhrler on Jun 26, 2012

I really don?t know where to begin. This is a life-changing book ? a story that will put you in the shoes of people we see everyday ? but don?t really see. The book follows two parallel stories ? one of a poor, illegal immigrant couple who have landed in Southern California in desperate search for a ... More


Great book club choice - we discussed it for hours

by iread on May 1, 2008

Just an in the novels and movies of the 30's and 40's,in which the heroes and heroines were often architects, developers, and other interlopers, "Tortilla Curtain" offers the reader chance to live in the new California of the Builders, Delaney and Kyra, ambitious Americans running to the pristine ... More

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