Drop City (Paperback)

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    It is 1970, and a down-at-the-heels California commune devoted to peace, free love, and the simple life has decided to relocate to the last frontier—the unforgiving landscape of interior Alaska—in the ultimate expression of going back to the land....

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    T. C. Boyle is the author of eleven novels, including World's End (winner of the PEN/FaulknerAward), Drop City (a New York Times bestseller and finalist for the National Book Award), and The Inner Circle. His most recent story collections are Tooth and Claw and The Human Fly and Other Stories.

    It is 1970, and a down-at-the-heels California commune devoted to peace, free love, and the simple life has decided to relocate to the last frontier—the unforgiving landscape of interior Alaska—in the ultimate expression of going back to the land. Armed with the spirit of adventure and naive optimism, the inhabitants of “Drop City” arrive in the wilderness of Alaska only to find their utopia already populated by other young homesteaders. When the two communities collide, unexpected friendships and dangerous enmities are born as everyone struggles with the bare essentials of life: love, nourishment, and a roof over one’s head. Rich, allusive, and unsentimental, T.C. Boyle’s ninth novel is a tour de force infused with the lyricism and take-no-prisoners storytelling for which he is justly famous.

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    Dimensions 8.0x6.0x1.0
    ISBN 9780142003800
    Genre FICTION / Literary
    Format Paperback
    Pages 464
    Publisher Date 2004-01-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Penguin Group USA
    Copyright Year 2004
    Height 7.5 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.75 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Boyle, T. Coraghessan

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