Between the police, Pacific Rim money and developers, the Hills didn’t have much of a chance.
Luis J. Rodriguez -- Always Running
We split up the rest, the Chinese, Laotians, Singaporans, Filipinos, the whole transplanted Pacific Rim.
Chang-rae Lee -- Native Speaker
What we cherish most are the specialty items from far away, what the people have brought with them or are bringing in now, to sell to the natives: Honduran back scratchers, Polish mothballs, Flip Flops from every nation in the Pacific Rim, Statuettes of Liberty (earrings and pendants), made in Mexico City.