Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED: 280pp. Octavo [23.5cm]; quarter black cloth with pink paper covered boards. Title in pink on spine. Fine / fine. Item #55270
Signed by author on title page and dated "Alburquerque, N. M. Aug. 8, 1995." Marked by Anaya's trademark magical realism, this novel traces a boxer's quest for his father, an attorney's ruthless quest to drive the Rio Grande through town, and a mayor's career risking love affair.