RARA-AVIS: El Camino del Rio

Kate Derie (cluelass@cluelass.com)
Sat, 26 Jun 1999 13:07:37 -0700

Found this in the University of New Mexico catalog: Mystery/Fiction New in paperback El Camino del Rio A Mystery Jim Sanderson This gritty, atmospheric murder mystery takes U.S. Border Patrol officer Dolph Martinez into the enigmatic land that is the deserted border between Mexico and the U.S.
"A richly imagined and terrifically realized novel. Complex and humane, always surprising, it rings as true as the winter light across the southern desert."--James Crumley
"Makes the gritty, thankless landscape of the border come alive, from the relentless heat to the failed hopes."--Paul Skenazy, Washington Post Book World Jim Sanderson won the 1998 Frank Waters Writing Award for El Camino del Rio. He is professor of English at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. July 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 vi, 221 pages Paper: 0-8263-2159-3 $14.95

Sounds interesting -- anybody heard anything about book or author? Bill Crider, you know everybody in Texas, right?

Regards, Kate Derie Creator of the ClueLass HomePage, http://www.cluelass.com Editor of the Deadly Directory, http://www.deadlyserious.com

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