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Gate of Two Snakes

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ISBN-10: 1491823402

ISBN-13: 9781491823408

Edition: 2013

Authors: L. H. May

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The book is about Americans in love in Peru in 1973-74, when Watergate preoccupied everybody back home, when Allende had just been overthrown in Chile, and things weren't very stable around or between the characters. The title refers to their garden gate in Cuzco, which had a stone lintel with twin serpents. He took it as a propitious sign for renewal of their love, since the snake meant good luck and prosperity for the Incas. Of course in Eden it meant the opposite, an ambiguity he appreciated as he reported on the aftermath of the Allende coup and the return of Peron, whiile trying to make it as a foreign correpondent so he could be with Liz, a photographer based in Cuzco. Peru seemed…    
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 346
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.77" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

The author lived in Peru, and has traveled in Bolivia and other South American countries. He received his B.A. from Yale College and his J.D. from Indiana University and has practiced law for several years.