Under an Aztec Sun.


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Book Condition: Near Fine condition

No. 185of 190 copies bound in sewn paper wrappers. 112 pp.; 10" x 7.25"; cover of tan, handmade Indian bagasse paper and a burgundy paper jacket printed in two colors. The book was set in Veronese type with page decorations from linoleum blocks cut by Karin Wikstrom and printed in multiple colors on Mohawk Superfine. The binding is sewn with linen thread; in complimentary orange slipcase. Moderate dulling in the production process to part of the decorative gold illustration front cover.

Six stories, all but two previously unpublished at the time: Consider This, Senora; Saint's Day; Picnic at Amapolas; The Local Train; Way Stations; Like Heaven. Preface by the author. All of the pieces in this book are stories of women, young and old, Mexican and gringo. All but one are set in Mexico. Her paradigm for this book is the yanqui and the mexicano who face each other uncomprehending, but take one hesitant step forward. [From the prospectus]. The fourth book of the Storyteller Series.

Title: Under an Aztec Sun.

Author Name: DOERR, HARRIET.

Categories: Literature.,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: [Covelo, CA], The Yolla Bolly Press: 1990

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine condition

Seller ID: 8766

Keywords: Literature Short Stories Fiction Mexico California The Yolla Bolly Press