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Picador, 2004 - 310 pages
Ved årtusindskiftet tiltrækkes to immigranter, den ungarskfødte engelske intellektuelle Tom og den illegale invandrer Chick af den amerikanske drøm, men drømmen udvikler sig snart til et mareridt for begge

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User Review  - Gateaupain - LibraryThing

Early in the book there is reference to a box that Tom keeps full of scraps that one day he might turn into a novel. I think that this book is from Raban's scrap-box. - Different stories roughly ... Read full review

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User Review  - bobbieharv - LibraryThing

Set very solidly in Seattle, about a guy with an ordinary life who gets falsely accused, and his growing relationship with a Chinese guy fixing his house, and lessening relationship with his wife. Much better than I've made it sound - great characters. Read full review

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