Format: Hardcover, 104 pages
Publisher: PS Publishing, February, 2009
*THIS EDITION IS LIMITED TO 100 JACKETED HARDCOVER COPIES SIGNED BY UNCLE RIVER AND DON WEBB*
**ONLY ONE COPY IN STOCK**
Introduction by Don Webb.
A nuke, thankfully abortive, or a line of them hidden, to blow up Panama. To save the world from an Ice Age, when Global Warming stops the Gulf Stream. Who does such things?
What if suicide bombings are not about hate after all? Not about ideology, nor any particular religion? Not even about despair at society's bottom? What if the bombers are enough better off to emerge from the other side of despair, to an idealism that forgets to be human? Is this what motivates Shandra Stuart and her motley group?
It isn't the politics the media reports-the U.S taking back the Panama Canal. Nor social and economic history that leads to the convergence of politics and Shandra's group of the Panamanian Isthmus.
A funny thing happens with publishing lead times. Real estate market collapse. Bank failures. Mass foreclosures. All fiction when this tale was written, and when PS Publishing bought it. Let's hope that the other elements of why Shandra grows up in a displaced persons' colony "Camp Desolation" remain fiction. Such as the opening event, the bank foreclosing on Shandra's mother Agnes, even though she did keep up her mortgage payments...