Set against the gorgeous high mountains of Taos New Mexico, and the vehemence of the Vietnam War is a rich literary vision found by authors Amaia Joy and Geoffrey Carroll.
1969-An up roaring delirious year.
Three Lives whirl through an effusive multilayered plot combined with vibrant characters kaleidoscopically creating turning points through a historical narrative highlighting the upheavals of that era.
It was a time of Rock music, the sexual revolution, drugs, new freedoms, spiritual exploration, and the turbulent and destructive conflict and protest of the war, social madness, confusing political upheaval, and ongoing acerbic racial hatred.
Revive your knowledge with the truth of Vietnam. America's nightmare of profound racial unrest and a sick wicked war sadly being fought in the name of peace. Killing for Peace was like fucking for virginity. Brothers fought without America's support. Brothers returned without America's welcome home.
Simultaneously you will discover the mystical forces and complex struggles and triumphs emerging two clashing souls between a cowboy and a hippy. An inexhaustible whirl of passion becomes a provocative love story that is filled with enticingly descriptive indecently hot fusion, uniquely awakened, unquenchable erotic sexual energy.
Under the omnipotent Rio Grande sun, you can explore the unique, diverse, cultures and sacred roots of New Mexico through this historical narrative which highlights the New Buffalo Commune in Arroyo Hondo/Taos nestled among one of the richest mingling landscapes in the world. The communal life of hippies where true entertainment for the Angels. Prejudice times tried to bury their spirits, but they didn't know that it only awakened the new Aquarian seeds of life.
About the Author
Set against the gorgeous mountains of Taos New Mexico, a rich literary vision is found by authors Amaia Joy & Geoffrey Carroll. This story evokes you to take a vicarious trip in our layered compelling writing. As a husband and wife team, both adding their individual perspectives and imagination. Amaia has lived in New Mexico her entire life, and as a cowgirl roving throughout the high deserts and mountains. She can brand a calf, shoot to kill a rattlesnake, and ride a horse with ease. Amaia has lived the life of Annie-Oakley on the wide-open spaces; howled with the coyotes in the high mountains, harvested marijuana with neighboring hippies, hunted wild game along the Rio Grande, and waved and smiled at the crowd as she rode in the grand entry of a rodeo. She has waltzed in perfect step at the Cattlemen's Ball; danced the Ranchero at the Fiestas and danced to the Native Corn Dance with the Jemez Pueblo Indians. Amaia knows the people and places has lived the history amongst the many colorful cultures of Nuevo Mexico. Amaia Joy holds the honor of being awarded the Distinguished Governors Award for Outstanding Women of New Mexico.Geoffrey is an honored disabled Vet, a true American-Vietnam Veteran, 1st Air Mobile CAV artillery assigned to an infantry company as their Recon Sargent. He has been recognized for his heroism, fortitude, and valor, and is a recipient of many Vietnam Service Medals, and Meritorious Citations. Geoffrey inspires the story with his reflections and experiences as a Reconnaissance Soldier in Vietnam. The events and emotions of Geoffrey's experience in Vietnam had been sequestered in his subconscious for many years. Wanting to report the truth and facts, Geoffrey uses this story to portray a factual representation of Vietnam.Geoffrey had a firsthand grasp on the year 1969, as it was the year he graduated from high school, hitched hiked around Europe, returning to his home on Oahu to enjoy surfing, partying, and the life of a hippie at a commune at the nearby neighboring island of Maui. Upon returning from Nam, Geoffrey lived in the Haight-Ashbury district in San Francisco and Big Sur Coast of California until his calling lead him to the land of enchantment-New Mexico. The fun perspective in Geoffrey's writing style is born from his personal experiences and viewpoints.