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Mexican Flyboy

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ISBN-10: 0806187034

ISBN-13: 9780806187037

Edition: 2016

Authors: Alfredo V�a, Alfredo V�a

List price: $21.95
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What if we could travel back in time to save our heroes from painful deaths? What if we could rewrite history to protect and reward the innocent victims of injustice? In Alfredo Véa's daring new novel, one man does just that, taking readers on a series of remarkable journeys.Abandoned as a child, brooding and haunted as an adult, Simon Vegas, "the Mexican Flyboy," toils for years to repair a time machine that fell into his hands in Vietnam. With the help of his friend, eccentric Hephaestus Segundo, Simon uses the device to fly through time. Wherever acts of human cruelty take place, in the past or in the present, the machine lets him lift the suffering away and deliver them to a utopian…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date: 6/15/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.78" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Manuel Ramos is an attorney and a part-time professor at Metropolitan State College of Denver. His debut novel, The Ballad of Rocky Ruiz (St. Martin's, 1993), was nominated for an Edgar. His other awards include the 1994 Colorado Book Award for Fiction and the 1991 Chicano/Latino Literary Award. Three of his other Luis Montez novels-The Ballad of Gato Guerrero (St. Martin's, 1994), The Last Client of Luis Montez (St. Martin's, 1996), and Blues for the Buffalo (St. Martin's, 1997)-are forthcoming in new editions from Northwestern University Press. A new book in the Montez series entitled Brown-on-Brown (New Mexico) is also forthcoming in the fall of 2003. Ramos lives in Denver, Colorado.