Gringos: a novel

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Simon and Schuster, Jan 1, 1991 - Fiction - 269 pages
42 Reviews
Follows the fortunes of Jimmy Burns, an American expatriate living a simple life in Mexico until his peace is shattered by the arrival of a band of hippies seeking psychic happenings and a woman tracking UFO landing sites

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It's got everything for a good yarn. - Goodreads
This Portis fella can really spin a yarn. - Goodreads
Unfortuately it doesn't seem to have much of a plot! - Goodreads

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This is a well- written book with some interesting characters. Unfortuately it doesn't seem to have much of a plot! The story meandered about for 121 pages, at which point I got tired of waiting for a ... Read full review

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"Art and Mike said taking an intellectual woman into your home was like taking in a baby raccoon. They were both amusing for awhile but soon became randomly vicious and learned how to open the refrigerator." Read full review

Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
21
Section 3
31
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About the author (1991)

Charles Portis lives in Arkansas, where he was born and educated. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. As a reporter, he wrote for the "New York Herald-Tribune" and was also its London bureau chief. He is the author of four other novels, including "Masters of Atlantis," "The Dog of the South," "Norwood," and "Gringos,

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