Tortilla Curtain

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A car collision between two men represents the dividing line between America and Mexico and between rich and poor in this humorous and serious political novel. Published in 1996, 355 pages.

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The author’s website features book information, reviews, a photo gallery, cartoons, and interviews.
Audioclips of presentations on cultural interpretations, criticism, and discussions of Tortilla Curtain by Central Washington University.
Snobs and Wetbacks.” by John Skow. Time Magazine, September 4, 1995.