March Book Club | Tropic of Orange

Tropic of Orange

Written by Karen Tei Yamashita (1997)

Date & Time:

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Luann Dummer Center for Women

O'Shaughnessy Education Center, Room 103

This fiercely satirical, semifantastical novel ... features an Asian-American television news executive, Emi, and a Latino newspaper reporter, Gabriel, who are so focused on chasing stories they almost don’t notice that the world is falling apart all around them. Karen Tei Yamashita’s staccato prose works well to evoke the frenetic breeziness and monumental selfabsorption that are central to their lives.

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