"...original, poignant, brutal and beautiful..." — Kirkus Reviews
Cameron MacKenzie was born in Virginia and has worked as a dry cleaner, doorman, house painter,farm hand, contractor, editor and teacher, residing inSanta Barbara, London, Tokyo, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and now Virginia once again, where he lives with his wife and children.
“... a fictional tapestry that reads as a novel should, without tripping, and as fast as Pancho Villa’s galloping horse.”
Pablo Medina, author of
Cubop City Blues
The Beginning of His Excellent and Eventful Career is a fully realized novel about the Mexican revolution and Francisco "Pancho" Villa, the man who began it all. Cameron MacKenzie's knowledge of Mexican history is extraordinary. So is his ability to weave that history into a fictional tapestry that reads as a novel should, without tripping, and as fast as Pancho Villa's galloping horse. This is a remarkable debut by a remarkable writer.
Pablo Medina, author of Cubop City Blues
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