DescriptionThis exotic historical novel tells the fact-based story of the first group of Europeans to encounter the Maya civilization in 1511. Those who survive their initial enslavement react to this fantastic new world in radically different ways. Two eventually rise to become major players on opposing sides of the Spanish Conquest of Mexico. One of the survivors is now considered the father of the first Mestizo children, the ethnic group that makes up the majority of the Mexican population. Maya Lord probes the impact of culture clash on adventurers struggling in a tumultuous world unlike anything they could have imagined. Producer/director Roland Emmerich has purchased the screen rights to Maya Lord.
Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
September 10, 2014
5.25 X 0.77 X 8.0 inches | 0.87 pounds
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About the Author
John Coe Robbins is a novelist, documentary producer, scriptwriter, narrator and former television reporter whose work has appeared on ABC, NBC, CNN, The Discovery Channel, and A&E. John's Emmy-nominated documentary Dying To Live has been syndicated by NETA to public television stations across the country. He has received multiple awards from the Associated Press, UPI and RTNDA, and is a recipient of the McCree Award for the Advancement of Justice in Broadcasting. John holds a B.A. from Duke University and an M.A. in Communications from the University of North Carolina. He and his wife Sarah have traveled widely in the Maya regions of Mexico and currently make their home in Fort Worth, Texas. You can learn more about John and Maya Lord at www.johncoerobbins.com