T.C. Boyle

Finalist, 2003 National Book Awards

T.C. Boyle is the author of eight previous novels and six collections of stories. His work has appeared in many major American magazines, including The New Yorker, GQ, Harper’s, and The Atlantic Monthly.
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Drop City

Drop City by T.C. Boyle, book cover 2003
ISBN 9780142003800 Viking

Under the influence of the hippie spirit that spilled over from the late 1960s, Norm Sender decided to open the doors to his Sonoma County ranch to any idealistic vagrant interested in being part of his community. The group of open-minded free-lovers and drug-abusers soon come to be known as "Drop City," but beneath the nonchalant veneer characterizing the group lurk the same selfish impulses against which the group set out to define themselves. More about this book >

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T.C. Boyle

T.C. Boyle is the author of eight previous novels and six collections of stories. His work has appeared in many major American magazines, including The New Yorker, GQ, Harper’s, and The Atlantic Monthly. Mr. Boyle received his B.A. in English and History from SUNY Potsdam in 1968, an M.F.A. from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop in 1974, and his Ph.D. in 19th Century British Literature from the University of Iowa in 1977. Since 1986, he has been a member of the English Department at the University of Southern California, where he teaches creative writing. Mr. Boyle lives near Santa Barbara with his wife and their three children.

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