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del Rio Dream
Two teenagers, fed up with their lives, suddenly leave home and go south to Mexico. There, Randy and Jason encounter what they don't expect a series of challenges to their courage, loyalty, and manhood. Violence at the border waves a flag of warning. In San Miguel de Allende they suddenly leave their hotel. In Guadalajara they confront hijackers. On a ranch near Sabinas ...more
Paperback, 278 pages
Published November 30th 2009 by Outskirts Press
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Has anyone read this new coming-of-age novel called DEL RIO DREAM? It's a road novel with two young guys, but without any of the cliches of the genre. I liked the way the author conveyed a gritty realism against the engaging voice of a young narrator who's lost his footing in America and has to go south into Mexico to learn the truth about himself and those who surround him. I won't spoil the novel for you, but it's told very concisely, in a beautifully symmetrical form, and combines sadness and ...more