This collection brings together five stories which capture the rhythm, texture and spirit of modern life.
“Max Martinez is good with the English language…well constructed, heart wrenching.”—The Houston Post
“The contemporary characters suffer a perpetual half-life, an existence that is alarmingly aimless and shallow, though his focus isn’t exclusively ethnic or regional.”—Dallas Morning News
MAX MARTINEZ is the author of two other novels, White Leg (Arte Publico Press, 1996) and Schoolland (Arte Publico Press, 1988), and two collections of stories, The Adventures of the Chicano Kid (Arte Publico Press, 1982) and a Red Bikini Dream (Arte Publico Press, 1989). Following his discharge from the U.S. Navy, he enrolled at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, where he received a bachelor of arts in English.