This gripping, coming-of-age tale exposes the raw emotion, unbridled intensity, and sheer will of one brave young immigrant as he bids goodbye to all he has ever known to seek his fortune across the border.
Leaving his small village in the highlands of Michoacan, seventeen-year-old Roberto Garcia embarks on the treacherous journey to the United States, where he dreams of building a better, happier, more prosperous life. Facing more challenges in a few months than most experience in a lifetime, Garcia confronts the harsh reality of the "golden fields" of California.
Meet the West as you have never seen it before in this provocative, heart-rending novel.
Published: October 2, 2012
Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 8 7/16