LOVE AND DEATH IN A HOT COUNTRY.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Viking, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the small South American country of Cuyama - 'a tract of land on the fringes of an Empire whose interests had always lain elsewhere.' The story of Aubrey, a descendant of slaveholders, and now the owner of a failing bookstore, earnest and conscience-stricken, who feels that he must do something to stop the coming plebiscite which will suspend the constitution and establish a dictatorship. 185 pp. ISBN: 0-670-442119.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.