|They were the Mom and Pop who
ruled the world. First, he conquered it; then she got herself elected
||Like all our
offerings, you won’t find this selection in a bookstore, at least
isn't an easy book to read. Once started, it's not easy to put
down. There are names and events you've heard before, as
points of reference. Mainly, this is a work with names and
events that never were and never will be, narrated by a young
Guatemalan newspaper journalist who volunteered to be
It's chock-full of ideas that
will make you think, like The Trillion Dollar Idea [the beginning of
one chapter; to read just that episode,
There are only 165 pages in this
narrative, but it takes about 50 to really grasp what it's about.
By then, you're hooked, and you realize it's the how and why,
together with an outline of the who-when-where.
Of what, you ask? It's a
way [hence the name of the trilogy, AWAY]
towards a markedly better and different world.
If you enjoy Finishing
Brushstrokes, you may want to read the remainder of the trilogy,
Richest Man on the Planet and The Magic of Change.
They are also available at no charge from this site.