Teacher's guide for the Blaine Ray novel, Vida o muerte en el Cusco. High school senior Elena Garcia is vacationing in Cusco, Peru, with her mother. Everything that Elena experiences bugs her--the food, the people, the clothing, the altitude...She would rather have stayed home in Colorado. She is just starting to get interested in some things when her mother has an accident and suddenly Elena has to deal with the aftermath. The experiences that follow have a transformative effect on Elena. Paperback, 8-1/2"x11", 54 pages.