By (author) Charles Portis
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Gringos by Charles Portis
Book DescriptionJimmy Burns is an expatriate American living in Mexico who has an uncommonly astute eye for the absurd little details that comprise your average American. For a time, Jimmy spent his days unearthing pre-Colombian artifacts. Now he makes a living doing small trucking jobs and helping out with the occasional missing person situation whatever it takes to remain the very picture of an American idler in Mexico, right down to the grass-green golfing trousers. But when Jimmy s laid-back lifestyle is seriously imposed upon by a ninety-pound stalker called Louise, a sudden wave of hippies (led by a murderous ex-con guru) in search of psychic happenings, and a group of archaeologists who are unearthing (illegally) Mayan tombs, his simple South-of-the-Border existence faces a clear and present danger."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781585670932
Paperback / softback
(203mm x 135mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Overlook Press
Publisher: Overlook Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Charles Portis
Escape Velocity, Paperback / softback (August 2013)
Originally published: Little, Rock, Arkansas: The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies at the Central Arkansas Library System, 2012.
Masters of Atlantis, Paperback (January 2011)
Portis' "white comedy" of secret societies, lost cities and American dreamers.
Gringos, Paperback (January 2011)» View all books by Charles Portis
A fourth truly brilliant, wonderfully bizarre novel by one of the great American novelists.
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