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United States of Banana takes place at the Statue of Liberty in post-9/11 New York City, where Hamlet, Zarathustra, and Giannina are on a quest to free the Puerto Rican prisoner Segismundo. Segismundo has been imprisoned for more than one hundred years, hidden away by his father, the king of the United States of Banana, for the crime of having been born. But when the king remarries, he frees his son, and for the sake of reconciliation, makes Puerto Rico the fifty-first state and grants American passports to all Latin American citizens. This staggering show of benevolence rocks the global community, causing an unexpected power shift with far reaching implications --
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Columbia Gorge Community College Library 813.54 BRAS 2011 (Text) 23892000949274 Main Collection Book None 04/01/2019 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781611090673
  • ISBN: 1611090679
  • Physical Description: 305 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Las Vegas, NV : AmazonCrossing, [2011]

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United States of Banana takes place at the Statue of Liberty in post-9/11 New York City, where Hamlet, Zarathustra, and Giannina are on a quest to free the Puerto Rican prisoner Segismundo. Segismundo has been imprisoned for more than one hundred years, hidden away by his father, the king of the United States of Banana, for the crime of having been born. But when the king remarries, he frees his son, and for the sake of reconciliation, makes Puerto Rico the fifty-first state and grants American passports to all Latin American citizens. This staggering show of benevolence rocks the global community, causing an unexpected power shift with far reaching implications -- From back cover.
Subject: Hispanic Americans > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Puerto Ricans > United States > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.
Fiction.

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