Manuel Ramos - Desperado: A Mile High Noir

Colfax Avenue: Award-winning Denver writer and attorney Manuel Ramos is the Director of Advocacy for Colorado Legal Services, the statewide legal aid program, and the author of eight published novels, five of which feature Denver lawyer Luis Móntez. Ramos will read from and sign his new novel Desperado: A Mile High Noir (Arte Publico), a gripping murder mystery, based in Denver, that twists and turns like a roller coaster, where the outlook is grim and there’s no honor among thieves.

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Manuel Ramos’s website


Event date: 
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
2526 East Colfax Avenue
80206 Denver
Desperado: A Mile High Noir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781558857704
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Arte Publico Press - May 2013

King of the Chicanos Cover Image
ISBN: 9780916727642
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Wings Press (TX) - March 26th, 2010

Brown-On-Brown: A Luis M Ntez Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780826331694
Availability: Out of Print
Published: University of New Mexico Press - September 2003

The Last Client of Luis Montez Cover Image
By Manuel Ramos, Marianne Wesson (Foreword by), Ilan Stavans (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780810120976
Availability: Special Order
Published: Northwestern University Press - June 30th, 2004