The Drum Wars is a guide to the ancient Maya world as it collides with the 21st century. Past and present intersect at an offbeat hotel near the famed jungle ruins of Palenque, in Chiapas, Mexico. In this steamy landscape, American archaeologists, besieged Indians, and the dysfunctional hotel ownerss clash with spiritual seekers awaiting the apocalypse. While tribal drumming reaches out to the galaxies, feuds between the family patriarch and his heirs escalate into all-out battles gripping the entire community. Vying for space and time are a wild assortment of true believers: New Age gurus, fire dancers, Russian psychics, and Black Muslims. Add a few love stories and a few Maya ghosts to this dark comedy and the canvas is complete. The Drum Wars is a real-life adventure full of mysterious, unpredictable eventse that leave the characters breathless but unbowed on their elusive quest for paradise.
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