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Cinco Becknell
by LEE MAYNARD
West Virginia University Press, 2015
eISBN: 978-1-940425-47-4 | Paper: 978-1-940425-45-0
Library of Congress Classification PS3563.A96384C56 2015
Dewey Decimal Classification 813.54

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Cinco Becknell is the story of a homeless man with no memory. Locked in the emptiness of his mind is a secret, a past, which will either keep him alive or get him killed. 


As Cinco staggers through a dangerous journey of rediscovery, he is hunted by psychopaths who want to kill him, and he has no idea why; he is shadowed by a woman who may keep him alive—or not; and he is finally helped by another woman who can bring back to him the light he looks for—if he can stay alive. But he is running out of time, and people around him are dying, always violently. 


Gradually, he begins to understand the true, brutal, nature of himself and of the darkness of his past. But it is a past, and a present, that he may never fully understand. 


This novel, based on generations of violent, local family history, is set in the underbelly of the pseudo-glitzy streets of Santa Fe, New Mexico.



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