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Missile paradise : a novel / Ron Tanner.

Tanner, Ron, 1953- (author.).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon FIC TAN (Text) 30653001402767 Adult Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC TAN (Text) 37323005259711 FICTION Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette FIC TAN (Text) 31951004106800 Main Floor - Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781632460097 (softcover)
  • ISBN: 1632460092 (softcover)
  • Physical Description: 370 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ig Publishing, [2016]

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"In the Marshall Islands, an island-nation in the middle of the Pacific Ocean that was once a testing ground for nuclear bombs, American engineers and programmers are making and testing missiles while their "hosts," the indigenous Marshallese, sweep their streets and clean their houses. It's 2004, the Iraq war is heating up, and 9/11 is fresh in everyone's minds. Following four interconnected story lines: the meltdown of a burned-out cultural liaison who has "gone native" and bitterly resents his role in keeping the Marshallese down; a young programmer who has lost his leg in a reckless solo sailing journey; the struggles of a young widow with two children whose husband drowned in a mysterious diving accident; and the destructive spiral of a Marshallese teenager whose American girlfriend rejects him when she returns to the States."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Culture conflict > Marshall Islands > Fiction.
Americans > Marshall Islands > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
American Dream > Fiction.
Self-realization > Fiction.
Genre: Satirical literature.

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