For Tommy Chávez, growing up in Northern New Mexico had been great. The love he shared for his family was strong and exquisite. His life had been simple and he enjoyed it that way. But one horrific accident changed his life forever. With the help of his girlfriend Melanie and best friend Weasel, Tommy pushes forward as best he can. Follow Tommy through his senior year of high school as he attempts to regain some kind of meaning to this life of his. One thing is certain though: the love of familia is like nothing else in this world.
David J. Gurulé was raised in the small Northern New Mexico town of Peńasco. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from New Mexico State University. David’s passion for writing inspired him to write this novel. His knowledge of the unique and often misunderstood culture in this rural area of America is something he holds close to his heart.