East is East
A young Japanese seaman jumps ship off the coast of Georgia and washes ashore on a barrier island inhabited by a strange mix of rednecks, descendents of slaves, genteel retired people, and a colony of artists. The result is a sexy, savagely hilarious tragicomedy of thwarted expectations, mistaken identity, love, jealousy and betrayal. "An absolutely stunning work, full of brilliant cross-cultural insights".--The New York Times Book Review.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ValerieAndBooks - LibraryThing
Those of you who have read T.C. Boyle before will know what I mean when I say that East is East is typical Boyle (at least of what I've read of his works thus far): his characters are vivid and mostly ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AdriaFaye - LibraryThing
I really enjoyed this book. I definitely like how it flipped back and forth between the different characters, getting all of their perspectives. The ending was definitely sad though. Read full review
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