by T C Boyle.
Read by David Soul.
|01||20050425||Delaney Mossbacher is driving to his affluent home in the hills above Los Angeles when he knocks over a Mexican pedestrian.|
|02||20050426||When Candido Rincon is knocked over by a car he fears not only for his own life but that of his wife, who is unequipped for the hostile suburbs of California.|
|03||20050427||Whilst his wife looks for work at the local labour exchange, Candido finds a place to camp in Topanga Creek, away from the prying eyes officials.|
|04||20050428||As the number of itinerant workers increases in the Californian suburbs, the residents feel threatened and take matters into their own hands.|
|05||20050429||Whilst Delaney becomes increasingly concerned about the illegal campers in the National Park, his wife fears for the value of real estate.|
|06||20050502||On a summer evening in the hills above Los Angeles, as the memory of his accident fades from his mind, Delaney struggles with his conscience.|
|07||20050503||Forced out of the Californian hills by the closure of the local labour exchange, Candido and America go down to the city in search of work.|
|08||20050504||As Thanksgiving arrives, Delaney celebrates at a barbecue in the backyard of a neighbour's house and Candido gets an unexpected bonus.|
|09||20050505||As fire sweeps Topanga Canyon and the inhabitants are evacuated.|
Candidos wife goes into labour.
|10 LAST||20050506||Candido leaves America and their new baby in the hideaway above Topanga Creek whilst he goes to find work, but his problems are only just beginning.|