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Blake Bailey became intrigued with the Zapatista movement in 1994 when reports of the Zapatista revolution pervaded the international press in 1994. Blake began an exhaustive study of the Chiapas story leading himb to a road-trip across Mexico to San Cristabal de las Casas, where the dramatic take-over by the Mayan Indians was focused. This story of adventure and sacrifice of a people's revolution drove Blake to write a novel based on the continuing struggle in Mexico.

Our website is devoted to the cause of the Zapatistas. We invite you to visit our links, suggest a link to add to our site and purchase the book, Zapatista is faithfully based on the facts of the 1994 Chiapas Indian uprising in southern Mexico. It is designed to be interesting to anyone simply wanting to read an adventure story, as well as anyone interested in the deeper drama of a people revolution.

The protagonist, Peter, is a Texan who sabbaticals with friends in the Sierra-Madre for the purpose of writing, drinking, and seeking adventure. Peter gets more adventure than anticipated when a whirlwind of circumstances hurls him away from his friends into a life and death struggle for the revolutionary cause. These adventures and the love of an Indian woman, Lxil, forever change Peter’s life.Our website is devoted to the cause of the Zapatistas. We invite you
to visit our links, suggest a link to add to our site and purchase the book,

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