American Visa

Armed with fake papers, a handful of gold nuggets, and a snazzy custom made suit, an unemployed schoolteacher with a singular passion for detective fiction sets out from small town Bolivia on a desperate quest for an American visa, his best hope for escaping his painful past and reuniting with his

I Am a Taxi

For twelve year old Diego and his family, home is the San Sebastian Women s Prison in Cochabamba, Bolivia His parents farmed coca, a traditional Bolivian medicinal plant, until they got caught in the middle of the government s war on drugs Diego s adjusted to his new life His parents are locked

Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of Survival

A powerful story of self discovery, survival in the wild Los Angeles TimesFour travelers meet in Bolivia and set off into the heart of the rainforest, but what begins as a dream adventure quickly deteriorates into a dangerous nightmare, and after weeks of wandering in the dense

Turing's Delirium

The setting Bolivia in the near future Miguel Turing Saenz, a veteran cryptanalyst, is the most famous code breaker in the employment of a secret government organization known as the Black Chamber He is leading the pursuit of the Chamber s latest target Kandinsky, a cyberhacktivist leader

An Uninterrupted View of the Sky

Modern history unearthed as a boy becomes an innocent victim of corruption in the underbelly of Bolivia s crime world, where the power of family is both a prison and the only means of survival It s 1999 in Bolivia and Francisco s life consists of school, soccer, and trying to find space for himself

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

A grand mystery reaching back centuries A sensational disappearance that made headlines around the world A quest for truth that leads to death, madness or disappearance for those who seek to solve it The Lost City of Z is a blockbuster adventure narrative about what lies beneath the impenetrable

Bolívar: American Liberator

It is astonishing that Simon Bol var, the great Liberator of South America, is not better known in the United States He freed six countries from Spanish rule, traveled than 75,000 miles on horseback to do so, and became the greatest figure in Latin American history His life is epic, heroic,

City of Silver: A Mystery

In Potos , the richest city in the Western Hemisphere, Inez de la Morada, the bewitching, cherished daughter of the rich and powerful Mayor, mysteriously dies at the convent of Santa Isabella de los Santos Milagros, where she had fled in defiance of her father It looks as though the girl committed

The Bolivian Diary: Authorized Edition

THE BASIS OF THE MOVIE CHE PART TWO FROM STEVEN SODERBERGH STARRING BENICIO DEL TORO This is Che Guevara s last diary, compiled from notebooks found in his backpack when he was captured by the Bolivian army in October 1967 and subsequently executed It became an instant bestseller Newly revised

The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas

A witty sharply observed journey down the length of North and South America Beginning his journey in Boston, where he boarded the subway commuter train, and catching trains of all kinds on the way, Paul Theroux tells of his voyage from ice bound Massachusetts and Illinois to the arid plateau of

The Fat Man from La Paz: Contemporary Fiction from Bolivia

The twenty stories collected in this volume offer not only a comprehensive look at the variety and invention of Bolivian literature, but also provide information about the heart and soul of Bolivia than a warehouse full of news reports The most comprehensive collection of modern Bolivian

A Young Man's Guide to Late Capitalism

On his first assignment for a rapacious hedge fund, Gabriel embarks to Bolivia at the end of 2005 to ferret out insider information about the plans of the controversial president elect If Gabriel succeeds, he will get a bonus that would make him secure for life Standing in his way are his

Bolívar: American Liberator

It is astonishing that Simon Bol var, the great Liberator of South America, is not better known in the United States He freed six countries from Spanish rule, traveled than 75,000 miles on horseback to do so, and became the greatest figure in Latin American history His life is epic, heroic,