When it comes to coming of age novels, "Manuel Luis Martinez's protagonist, Robert Lomos, is a bit different, and Martinez's first novel, Drift, is, too. Robert moves, all right -- from San Antonio to Los Angeles and back -- but his erratic path in the footprints of Martinez's expert narrative one is anything but linear." Martinez will be at the Cepeda Branch Library on Wednesday, June 4, at 7pm.
"...Sizzler bus boy has stashed Dexedrin, weed, and a revolver in her Mission Vieja home and will soon get..."
May 30, 2003 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley