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Environmental Imaginations of the California Channel Islands and Ecological Crisis in T.C. Boyle’s When the Killing’s Done

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Leikam, Susanne
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Abstract

This article explores T.C. Boyle’s thirteenth novel When the Killing’s Done (2011) in regard to its representation of ecological crisis and the ensuing environmental activism. In particular, it argues that the distinctly urban background and way of life of the two main protagonists, National Park Service staff member Alma Boyd Takesue and radical eco-hipster Dave LaJoy, foster environmental ...

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