Prize Americana Winner: "The Mares of Lenin Park" Book by Agustin Martinez
Posted: Apr 21 2014P R E S S A M E R I C A N A
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The Mares of Lenin Park
WINNER OF PRIZE AMERICANA
Hollywood Books International, Fiction Imprint of Press Americana
The Mares of Lenin Park by Agustin D. Martinez is published in paperback and available at Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and in distribution from Ingram. It is also available as an ebook and Kindle edition.
Winner of Prize Americana, The Mares of Lenin Park is the story of Uli, a fourteen-year-old Cuban boy, who struggles to reconcile his deceased father's heroic past with his mother Graciela's new marriage. Finding it more and more difficult to live in the economic times of Cuba following the fall of the Soviet Union, Uli learns that the Revolutionaries are closer than expected -importing drugs to support the failing economy. These discoveries catapult him into a journey involving work camps, murder, and a voyage at sea.
Agustin D. Martinez was raised in Miami, Florida. He is a graduate of Florida State University and received his Master of Science in Education degree from Johns Hopkins University. His fiction and plays have appeared in Arcadia Literary Journal, The Binnacle, The 34th Parallel Magazine, The Write Room, Apropos Literary Journal, The Adirondack Review, Press 1, Sugar Mule, Palooka Journal, Review Americana, and Hinchas de Poesia. He lives in the Washington, DC metro area.
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