"Mile zero" marks the location of Key West -- the island that defines the end of the American road, the cultural junction where Anglo-Saxon, Latin, and Afro worlds collide. On this island, with its cruel legacy of slave trade and Latin revolution, and its turbulent present of marijuana millionaires, threadbare illegal immigrants, and hard-luck treasure hunters, lives St. Cloud, an American expatriated in his own country, a fugitive from the unresolved anguish of his generation. Chronicling St. Cloud's dangerous reawakening, Mile Zero illuminates the inward and outward tumult of our time in a huge, startling, and profoundly felt novel.
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Mile zeroUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Mile Zero--or Key West, if you prefer--is for some a place where dreams begin, for others, the end of the road. In this third novel, Sanchez captures marvelously both the contemporary color and rich ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - paulsikora - LibraryThing
Richly, densely overwritten, worth the necessary second and third readings. Read full review