Mark Jacobs | The Sun Magazine

Mark Jacobs

Mark Jacobs, whose fiction has appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, is a foreign service officer serving in Paraguay. He is seeking a publisher for his novel Volunteer, set in Central America during the Sandinista-Contra war.

— From January 1994

The Necessary Plane

Cherokee had worried that Johnny’s top hat might attract terrorists, but they were lucky. He rode out of Lima with money in his pockets. He even gave Cherokee a fifty to hide in her bra.

January 1994
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