John Vaillant Interview, plus links to author biography, book summaries, excerpts and reviews

John Vaillant

John Vaillant

An interview with John Vaillant

In a short video, John Vaillant explains how a career writing nonfiction led him up to writing his first novel, The Jaguar's Children, narrated by Héctor who is trapped inside an abandoned water truck, sealed to hide its human cargo, on the US-Mexico border.

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