Where Gringos Don't Belong

Early in the evening of November 25, 2006 George Bynumleaves his Mexican novia among anti-government protest marchers in the city of Oaxaca, Mexico and returns to his apartment to finish a report for his employers. Before he can finish, his cell phone rings. “They’re attacking Killing..! They won’t stop!” his novia’s voice rings in his ears. He rushes outto tryto find Her. Blinded by teargas from a federal police assault he trips and has to...

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Running Out The Hurt

As he jogs along a beach in the coastal city of San Arturo, Mexico Cipriano Gómez notices a young vagabond leap across a jetty and he senses, immediately, “Now there’s a real athlete.” The young man, Alejandro López, denies that he plays baseball but accepts the temporary work that Cipriano offers him.Alejandro is the novel’s unifying character and the protagonist of the between chapter breaks. The reader experiences the...

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