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Thomas Sanchez
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Thomas Sanchez is a descendant of cattlemen dating back four generations in California to the nineteenth-century Gold Rush. He was born days after his father was killed at the age of twenty-one in the Battle of Tarawa during World War II. Sanchez’s novels have received numerous honors, and he has been awarded a Guggenheim fellowship and is a Chevalier of France’s Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Sanchez is also the director of a documentary film, Into the Light, chronicling the life of Jack Garfein, legendary film director and Actors Studio icon, and survivor of eleven concentration camps. Sanchez divides his...

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American Tropic

Written by Thomas Sanchez


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $15.00

Key West is being terrorized by a series of bizarre murders committed by a mysterious voodoo assassin. With each new kill, it becomes clearer that the skeleton-clad executioner has an ecological agenda. Everyone dreads becoming the killer’s next victim: the rapacious developers, the ruthless scammers, and the common folk undertaking heroic... Read more >
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American Tropic

Written by Thomas Sanchez


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Day of the Bees
A Novel
Written by Thomas Sanchez


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 10, 2001
Price: $13.00

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Day of the Bees
A Novel
Written by Thomas Sanchez


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $9.99

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King Bongo
A Novel of Havana
Written by Thomas Sanchez


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 11, 2004
Price: $13.95

Thomas Sanchez, the author of the Key West novel Mile Zero (“A comic masterpiece bursting with vital characters, its brilliantly contrived plot uncoils with the suspense of a thriller.” —New York Times), returns to the tropics with King Bongo, a fevered dream of dangerous desires and political treachery amid the glamour... Read more >
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King Bongo
A Novel of Havana
Written by Thomas Sanchez


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $9.99

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Mile Zero

Written by Thomas Sanchez


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 3, 1990
Price: $16.95

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Mile Zero

Written by Thomas Sanchez


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 3, 2011
Price: $12.99

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Rabbit Boss

Written by Thomas Sanchez


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 19, 1989
Price: $16.95

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Rabbit Boss

Written by Thomas Sanchez


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 7, 2009
Price: $12.99

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Zoot-Suit Murders

Written by Thomas Sanchez


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 20, 1991
Price: $13.95

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Zoot-Suit Murders

Written by Thomas Sanchez


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $9.99

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