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Critical Praise

"Boyle is still America's most imaginative contemporary novelist."


"The Tortilla Curtain qualifies as that rarest of artistic achievements--a truly necessary book."

——The San Diego Union-Tribune

"Succeeds in stealing the front page news and bringing it home to the great American tradition of the social novel."

——The Boston Globe

"A compelling story of myopic misunderstanding and mutual tragedy."

——Chicago Tribune