|Plot Summary of A Tourist in the Yucatan|
|"A young american couple unwittingly become entangled in Mexican underworld. Great settings in the jungles and lost cities of the yucatan penninsula. This woiuld make a good movie!"
Dwight Broussard, Resident Scholar
|"A MAN LOSES HIS WIFE WHILE TRAVELING IN MEXICO, MAIN PLOT IS HIM DISCOVERING WHAT HAPPENED TO HER. GREAT SETTINGS IN ANCIENT MAYAN CITIES! SUB PLOTS INCLUDE DISCOVERY OF MAYAN TOMB AND A CONSPERICY EMMINATING OUT OF WASHINGTON DC. THIS IS LIKE TO SEPERATE STORIES THAT DON'T COME TOGETHER UNTIL THE FINAL PAGES. A GOOD MIX OF SEX AND VIOLENCE. NOT THE GREAT AMERICAN NOVEL, BUT A FUN SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL!!"
TRACY MENDOZA, Resident Scholar
|"Journey to the sun washed resort of Cancun and follow a young American couple, Jack and Josephine Phillips, on an adventure into the jungles of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. Adventure turns to terror when Josephine disappears and Jack finds himself on the run from mysterious assassins, the Mexican Federales, and possibly even his own government. The Phillips have unwittingly become entangled in the Mexican underworld, a complicated web that stretches from the Carribean coast line of Quintana Roo to the upper reaches of the United States Government. In a land where the line between the law and the outlaw is blurred, can Jack survive long enough to solve the mystery of his wife's disappearance? "
Jim Brumfield, Resident Scholar
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|Review Analysis of A Tourist in the Yucatan|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of story
- very upbeat
How difficult to spot villain?
- Moderately Challenging
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
The crook is....
- criminal's rise in a crime organization
- search for gems/treasure/money
Mostly a criminal POV story
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- drug dealers
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How much violence does he/she use?
- a little
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a moderate amount
The antagonists are:
- foreign organized crime
How sensitive is this character?
- mean, arrogant
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
The Americas (not US):
- lost city
- fancy mansion
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture
How many deaths?
- 8 or more
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of sex
- descript. of breasts
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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