The storytelling, the landscape, the unforgettable characters – this book will open your eyes and keep you reading. So awesome.
In Rain of Gold, Victor Villasenor weaves the parallel stories of two families and two countries…bringing us the timeless romance between the volatile bootlegger who would become his father and the beautiful Lupe, his mother–men and women in whose lives the real and the fantastical exist side by side…and in whose hearts the spirit to survive is fueled by a family’s unconditional love.
About the Author
Victor Villasenor is the author of the nonfiction books Wild Steps of Heaven and" Jury: The People vs. Juan Corona." He has written several screenplays, including the award-winning "The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez." Villasenor lives on the North Country San Diego ranch where he grew up.
"A grand and vivid history... the characters are keenly drawn... often I felt like a family member watching from a corner stool."—New York Times Book Review