U.N Secretary General Ban Ki moon declared in a recent United Nations address Too often, where we need water we find guns instead Population growth will make the problem worse So will climate change As the global economy grows, so will its thirst Many conflicts lie just over the horizon Anticipating what might happen when this declaration comes true, To The Last Drop foreshadows what might happen when water reserves and resources decline in the immediate future As written in this thrilling novel, when this critical resource dries up, governments may need to exploit every option at their disposal to secure water even resorting to warfare In such turmoil, individuals will have to defend their water rights by any means necessary in order to secure their livelihood, including armed insurgency Such an imminent crisis exists between Texas and New Mexico, which have fought bitterly over water rights since the early nineteenth century The pattern of a Texan invasion followed by New Mexican resistance is brought to the present day in To The Last Drop Taken from this morning s headlines, the novel is narrated by a tragic comic cast from all sides of the conflict Exploring the development of the Southwest, the relationship between oppression and terrorism, and our unquenchable thirst for water, Andrew Wice s novel provides much then just a fictional tale. Read To The Last Drop: A Novel of Water, Oppression, and Rebellion – bluevapours.co.uk
Andrew Wice is a novelist, Pushcart nominated haikuist, and freelance journalist His debut novel, To The Last Drop Bauu Press, 2008 , about a present day water war between Texas and New Mexico, received four out of five stars from High Times Magazine April, 2009 Wice grew up in New Jersey and Washington, D.C and holds a B.A in English Literature from Macalester College He currently lives in Madrid, NM.
- 324 pages
- To The Last Drop: A Novel of Water, Oppression, and Rebellion
- Andrew Wice
- 17 May 2017 Andrew Wice