By Lawrence Swaim

Maitland Sutterfield is a San Francisco journalist who has simply been via an arduous divorce. he is taking a writer's vacation, accepting an project as a reporter in Guatemala. In complete flight from his own demons, Sutterfield seeks peace in a stunning land in contrast to his personal - yet this is often Guatemala of the Eighties, and there's a brutal civil battle underway. rather than peace, Sutterfield unearths the perils of affection in a time of revolution, let alone the ethical quandaries of a rustic that's descending into insanity. Maitland's major touch in Guatemala is Sofia Mendez, who takes him to a small Catholic project within the highlands run by means of a Spanish-trained Jesuit priest. Maitland volunteers on the project, confident that the priest's ministry is a brilliant instance of the Liberation Theology stream approximately which he hopes to put in writing the definitive book-length research. yet issues abound while Sofia turns into Maitland's lover, ahead of both he or Sofia have an opportunity to debate the true nature of her prior vocation. Maitland is oppressively conscious of the delicate yet inevitable exploitation of third-world resources through first-world media, however the tables are grew to become as he unearths himself trapped in a deadly trouble within which Sofia's wishes dictate either their futures.

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