My American Dream (Paperback)
|Author: Jesus Meza|
|When friendships have no boundaries, anything can happen. Mario and Robert, boyhood friends from the barrio, find themselves in a whirlwind frenzy in their journey to becoming men. Mario is a Mexican-American ex con just getting out of prison trying to find his place in the world. His parents are a humble people who came to this country to survive the third world conditions of their native Mexico. Both have sacrificed so much with so little return from their son. Lisa, Mario''s ex-girlfriend, trying to cope with raising a daughter alone, while Mario''s attempts to prove that he''s changed are constantly being challenged. |
Robert is a Japanese-American, born and raised in the barrio. He too, comes from a migrant background. His parents came to America to with the dream of providing a better life. Robert, immediately labeled as different, had a difficult time acclimating to his environment. Until the day that he met Mario Martinez. Both remained loyal to one another to adulthood; yet both took very different routes to manhood. Join them and their families as they journey through the unknown roads of adulthood.