South-america stories, books, poems, and more

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The Scarlet, Wide Road: A historical fiction short-story about the Nicaraguan Revolution led by Augusto César Sandino in 1927. I am including citations to back up the historical accuracy. This is actually a story I wrote for a university class on South American history. The events are real, but I… Read More

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The road from downtown Quito out and around to Cotopaxi, Ecuador’s highest peak, takes about an hour and a half to negotiate. Actually there are several dirt roads that branch off when one begins to near the national park, but they all lead to the same base camp part way… Read More

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"You did well in researching Ecuador's background and in developing a variable writing style that fits the main character's circumstances. Well d..." Read More

after two years of the royal college of medicine in cork, ir, harris gibraltar is dispatched to the south america rain-forest to rescue a tribe befallen by illnesses. here is his first time away from the familiarity of the uk and thousands of miles away from home where being a… Read More
A New York couple faces upheaval as work responsibilities take them to South America. Have they been honest with each other? The story reveals how Vanessa and Hervé glimpse fissures in their relationship and yet try to move forward together. Read More
When a small farming village in the middle of nowhere is briefly made famous over a mystery illness from space, a hermit mathematician, an amateur mountain climber and her estranged husband become the only people in a position to save the world from annihilation. Read More

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Inspired by the sad realities of South America's revolutionary past. Read More
A former Nazi hunter tells his story of finding an enclave of seemingly reformed Nazis high in the Andes Mountains. Read More
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