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Field of Flowers By D.S. Peterson
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Anselmo is a proud man who has been bred for violence in the Colombian drug world of the 1950s. He knows that everything comes at a price—and the same culture that gave him everything has just... More > stolen his father’s life. Anselmo suspects that Carlos, his powerful uncle, is responsible and struggles to convince Fernando, his childhood friend, to join him in the quest for the truth—and revenge. But Carlos, an elderly war hero, is now a conflicted man, torn between blood-soaked loyalty and an old man’s desire to do the right thing. He’s ready to retire and give back to the country he loves, but it may be too late. Field of Flowers is a historically accurate tale of two men in search of truth in the corrupt, violent, drug-riddled world of Colombia in the 1950s. Anselmo and Fernando race desperately into—and away from—a life of intrigue, dangerous women, and powerful enemies. In a story of brutal truth, tender bravery, and love, two men pursue revenge, honour, and destiny.< Less
Slum: a Novel (New Edition with Study Guide) By Dan Carroll
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SLUM is not the typical boy-meets-girl love story. Their situation is impossible. Robert is a sophisticated president of an organization in New York. Julianna is a former stripper living in a slum... More > on a Caribbean island. Besides, Robert already has a girlfriend; he is not looking for someone else, especially not a married ex-stripper from the far-away Cienaga slum! But, as fate would have it, a six-year-old child, Alba, is the force which brings them together into a rebellious and passionate entanglement which transforms both of them into a deep passion for life itself. An intoxicating love story? A tale of hope for a dying child? A philosophical drama on morality? Reviewers have said SLUM has it all.< Less