The Friends of Pancho Villa

A Novel
Product Number: EB00735801
Released: Sep 13, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780802189103
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
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A rousing, heart-pounding historical novel based on the legendary leader of the Mexican Revolution. Violently waged from 1910 to 1920, the Mexican Revolution profoundly transformed Mexican government and culture. And Pancho Villa was its "incarnation and its eagle of a soul"-so says Rodolfo Fierro, the narrator of Blake's astonishing novel, an ex-con, train robber, and Villa's loyal friend. Killers of men and lovers of life, the revolutionaries fought for freedom, for a new Mexico, for Villa. And in return, they shared victory and death with their country's most powerful hero. Proving once more his mastery of historical fiction, Blake "one of the greatest chroniclers of the mythical American outlaw life" paints a masterpiece of ferocious loyalty, bloody revolution, and legends that live forever (Entertainment Weekly). "This is not for the faint of heart, but then, neither is revolution." -Publishers Weekly

Author(s): James Carlos Blake
Original Publish Date: Jul 11, 2017

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