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By Arturo Islas

Meet Louie Mendoza, a jazz musician who loves to talk--who can not seem to cease conversing for the lifetime of him, in reality. it truly is 1973, the comet Kahoutek is coming, and the area could be approximately to finish. It does not really finish for Louie, however the morning hours locate him at San Francisco basic clinic, telling his story to a stranger whereas he waits to listen to the destiny of his lover, los angeles Mollie. As Louie recounts his trip from her house to his gig within the undertaking District, a capturing, a damaged leg and his annoyed efforts to discover his approach domestic, he we could us in on what is introduced him to this position, this second, and his love for this woman.

"His characters, humorous and severe, swap from the wilderness to the town, from rock to mambo, from tears to laughter. He captures the expansive spirit and means de su gente."--José Antonio Burciaga

"Reveals new dimensions of Islas's expertise: his ear for the road and his present for comedy. Delightful."--Diane Middlebrook

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