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Dream Jungle

Hagedorn, Jessica

Edité par Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2003
ISBN 10: 0670884588 / ISBN 13: 9780670884582
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Titre : Dream Jungle

Éditeur : Viking Pr, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Date d'édition : 2003

Reliure : Hard Cover

Etat du livre : Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : First Edition.

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1st ed. Fine in Fine dj. SIGNED by the author. N° de réf. du libraire 101264

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Synopsis : Jessica Hagedorn has received enormous critical acclaim for her edgy, high-energy novels chronicling the clash and embrace of American and Filipino cultures. With Dream Jungle, she breaks through to a new level of narrative daring and has written her most complex and accomplished novel to date.

Dream Jungle takes off from two seemingly unrelated events-the discovery of a lost Stone Age tribe in a remote mountainous area of the Philippines and the filming of an epic Vietnam War movie in the rain forest. But the "lost tribe" just might be a clever hoax masterminded by a brooding wealthy iconoclast-and the Hollywood movie seems doomed as the cast and crew continue to self-destruct in a cloud of drugs and egos.

At once a sensual and razor-sharp indictment of colonialism, Dream Jungle evokes the desperate beauty and rank corruption of the Philippines from the height of the Marcos era in the mid-1970s to the end of the twentieth century.

Critique: "Jessica Hagedorn is one of the best of a generation of writers who are making the American language new and who in the process are creating a new American literature." (Russell Banks)

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