The Five Lost Days

The Five Lost Days

by William Petrick

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Overview

Struggling documentary producer Michael Burns has traveled to the remote Maya Mountains of Belize to capture exclusive footage of the last surviving curandero. The traditional Mayan healer may hold the key to discovering new medicines among the vast, uncharted flora of the rain forest. But with a violent civil war spilling across the border from neighboring Guatemala - and Burns inexplicably drawn to the aging curandero's American apprentice - the filmmakers stumble into a more explosive story than they ever could have imagined. At once an adventure and an exploration into the nature of perception, THE FIVE LOST DAYS exposes the clash between modern culture and ancient beliefs.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013277441
Publisher: Pearhouse Press
Publication date: 05/07/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 229 KB

About the Author

William Petrick's short fiction has appeared in a variety of literary journals, including Confrontation, Worcester Review, Palo Alto Review and The Distillery. He is an Emmy Award winning documentary producer/director who has created programs for National Geographic, Discovery, MTV, Court TV and many other cable and broadcast networks. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.

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