The City Has Many Faces: A love story about Mexico City

The City Has Many Faces: A love story about Mexico City George Polley
  • Title: The City Has Many Faces: A love story about Mexico City
  • Author: George Polley
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  • Page: 262
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  • The City Has Many Faces: A love story about Mexico City George Polley The City Has Many Faces A love story about Mexico City When Minnesotan Joseph Manning arrives in Mexico City he experiences a world that is beyond anything he has imagined a city with an audible heartbeat a deep down throbbing that comes from deep bene
    When Minnesotan Joseph Manning arrives in Mexico City, he experiences a world that is beyond anything he has imagined, a city with an audible heartbeat, a deep down throbbing that comes from deep beneath the great city twenty four hours a day It is also a city of haunted houses, a museum filled with ghosts, an elderly Indian shaman, Aztec ruins, mystery, a brutal cop nickWhen Minnesotan Joseph Manning arrives in Mexico City, he experiences a world that is beyond anything he has imagined, a city with an audible heartbeat, a deep down throbbing that comes from deep beneath the great city twenty four hours a day It is also a city of haunted houses, a museum filled with ghosts, an elderly Indian shaman, Aztec ruins, mystery, a brutal cop nicknamed Snake that runs a protection racket, laughter and romance And for Joseph Manning, it is ultimately a love story with a beautiful young woman named Lisa who will not let him go.
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    About George Polley


    1. Originally from Seattle, my wife and I moved to Sapporo, Japan in early 2008, where I write full time I began writing in the mid 1960s, beginning with a novel unpublished and poetry My first short story, Jonah s Birth was published in The South Dakota Review Since then I ve published fiction poetry in a number of publications, including The Palestine Chronicle , The View From Here and A Rainbow Feast New Asian Short Stories Mohammad Quayum, editor published by Marshall Cavendish Editions, Singapore, in 2011.Three of my novels The Old Man and the Monkey , Grandfather and the Raven and Bear , a novel about an unusual dog and his human friend Andy, are published by Taylor Street Publishing, San Francisco The City Has Many Faces , a novel set in Mexico City, has just been completed.


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    1. Mexico City is alive, and it is awake Does it ever sleep Anyone you ask will tell you that it does not The City Has Many Faces by George Polley is a delightful book of stories filled with true life force and passion.From the first page this story comes alive With great verve the author writes a story with genuine enthusiasm that at the same time has great entertainment value The words just seem to flow off the page as I am instantly transported to this lively place, Mexico City I could almost se [...]

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    2. If you ve never been to Mexico City, there s no need to hop on an airplane Just pick up this book and go along for the ride Polley takes you along the city s streets with his descriptions and his marvelous cast of characters Mind you, these are not clich , cardboard cutout characters these are real people who come to life in the pages of this book You get to know them their personalities, fears, joys, humor all of it And you get to experience Mexico City as it should be experienced It s like hav [...]

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    3. For me, the words Mexico City bring back memories of the 1968 Olympics and the 1970 World Cup and trigger the sound of Long John Baldry singing Underneath the Sun in Mexico , which became the theme tune of both events here in the UK I ve often regretted not visiting the city back then when I was a young man Having read this fine collection of stories and poems, set in the early 1970s when the author lived there, also as a young man, I regret that omission even .Don t be fooled into thinking that [...]

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    4. George Polley s The City Has many Faces is a series of interconnected stories which come together in a kaleidoscope of shapes, shades, textures, and hues Evocative of Mexico City, the setting for the book, the stories carry you beneath their spell as they trace the lives of a variety of characters who wind their way through its streets The magical co exists with harsh realities as ghosts wander freely alongside men of callous flesh and blood who, miraculously, are struck down by acts of divine [...]

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    5. Engaging Stories This beautifully written book is actually a set of stories connected together They tell the tale of Joseph Manning, a man from Minnesota who moves to Mexico City The style of author George Polley is descriptive and rich I ve never travelled to that part of Mexico but now feel I ve been there An example of the excellent writing near the beginning of the book Mexico City is a living thing in which past and present merge, the old gods and goddesses roam the high country and the val [...]

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