Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of A Fist

A novel based around the Seattle anti-globalization protest By Sunil Yapa

Sunil Yapa writes a story that seems to span the world multiple times, within a timeline of just a few hours in Seattle. It’s not just any day in Seattle though, this novel takes place during the WTO protest in Seattle in 1999. During the book, characters grapple with different angles of the idea of globalization, and well the nature of human kind itself. One of the protesters reflects:

Also arriving on the protest scene is a Sri Lankan diplomat who is supposed to attend the WTO meeting that day. During his first interactions with America the diplomat muses:

An American bystander — freshly back in the US from abroad — also finds himself in the middle of the protest scene. He considers who might be responsible for the way the world is:

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