Openings -- a novel by Lester Libo
Approx. 46,720 words.
Published on March 21, 2011.
The main character, Damian Lucero, is a U.S. Marine Iraq war veteran, with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He is a gifted artist who becomes the target of identity theft by a former teammate, Dunk Landry. The plot involves the contemporary art world, the therapy of PTSD, political and legal intrigue, and Damian's relationship with his girl friend, Angela Fernandez.