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Notes from Exile is an expat novel following three Americans and a Brit, a Falklands War vet. Along the way the novel pays homage to expats who spent time in Mexico, including writers Malcolm Lowry and D. H. Lawrence.

Notes from Exile is a skillfully crafted novel. A blend of humor and drama thread this tale, concluding in what can best be described as a haunting modern tr
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Paperback, 301 pages
Published September 30th 2006 by Floricanto Press
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Trina
Aug 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
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I have exiled myself before and this book is a great story of what it is like to live in that manner. T.M. Spooner really creates a portrait with is words, that is somewhat falling short because at times you can really feel the emotions that the characters are going through and the impact that they cause on each other. I am not saying that it is an "emotional" book, just that it is written well with great word choice.

I started this book right before going back to my college classes, so it took m
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Sandra Lopez
Dec 22, 2009 rated it really liked it
This was a great book by a talented writer.

The words were so vivid it felt like I was smack dab in the middle of the Mexican dry lands. The story of each character was both thought-provoking and easy to follow.
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T. M. Spooner grew up in northern Illinois, a stone's throw from the Wisconsin border. He served in the U.S. Army with the 35th Signal Brigade, at the time at Ft Bragg, NC. He later graduated from Northern Illinois University with a B.S.in economics.

Spooner is the author of two novels, The Salvation of La Purísima and Notes from Exile. His short fiction can be found in Brilliant Flash Fiction, Th
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