T. Jefferson Parker and Luis Alberto Urrea on KAZI Book Review Today
T. Jefferson Parker, author of the new novel The Jaguar; and Luis Alberto Urrea, author of the new novel Queen of America, are today’s guests on KAZI Book Review, 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m. central time on KAZI 88.7 FM in Austin, Texas. Listen live online at kazifm.org or on your iPhone through the live365 app.
The Jaguar is the 5th installment featuring Los Angeles County deputy sheriff Charlie Hood. In this novel, the wife of LA County deputy sheriff Bradley Jones is kidnapped by Mexican drug cartel leader Benjamin Armenta. The book reveals the nefarious activities of Jones that brings him to the attention of Armenta.
Queen of America follows the real life story of Teresita Urrea, a young woman driven from Mexico because of her power to heal and her criticism of the Mexican government in the late 19th century. Known as the Saint of Cabora, Teresita and her father are exiled to the U.S. by the Mexican government, but pursued by assassins sent by the Mexican dictator Diaz.