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South of the Border

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A quirky, captivating novel, shading the bright Mexican holiday sunshine with the ever present duende, the shadow of death, that is an inextricable part of the human condition.
Arlene and Sheila, two nineteen year old Saskatchewan friends, are having a wonderful time in Mexico, hitchhiking or riding the bus, seeing the sites, playing tourist, and playing with the boys. The
Paperback, 232 pages
Published September 10th 2005 by Coteau Books
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BookList: Arlene wakes up in a Mexican hotel to find two police officers at her door, informing her that her friend, Sheila, was found dead in the jungle. When Arlene and Sheila ditched college in Canada for some fun in the sun, they set out with the goals of losing their virginity and indulging in 1970s hippie excess. Risk-taking, flirtatious Sheila and the more self-conscious Arlene revel in life on the road, but Sheila’s death sends Arlene into a tailspin, alone in a foreign land with no one
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