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12016-02-29T13:59:20-08:00Desperadoes, 19937Other Work 3plain2016-03-14T13:19:23-07:00Desperadoesis the story of Johnny Little, a 21-year-old Irishman murdered under mysterious circumstances in Nicaragua (“Desperadoes”). The novel follows his divorced parents, Frank and Eleanor Little, as they travel to Nicaragua, along with members of Johnny’s former rock band, Los Desperadoes, to bring Johnny’s body home (Cowley). However, when they arrive in Managua, they find that the body in the morgue isn’t Johnny’s. Johnny’s parents, along with his friends are convinced that he’s still alive, and set off across Nicaragua to search for their son (Cowley).
Works Cited Cowley, Jason. “Bringing home the body: 'Desperadoes.'” The Independent. Independent Print Ltd., 12 March 1994. Web. 18 February 2016.
“Desperadoes.” Joseph O’Connor. www.josephoconnorauthor.com, n.d. Web. 18 February 2016.
Researcher/ Writer: Audrey Gunn Technical Designer: Casey Max