Edition: First printing.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - The seventh book, third novel, by the author who won the Flannery O'Connor Prize. A story of the mummies of Guanajauto, this an 'epic farce' of the perils of both Mexico and the US West. Dust jacket praise from Stanley Elkins and Roger Ebert who said: "This is a wonderful novel which poses the question, what should you do on finding your mother's mummy on display in a museum. Curley's hero undertakes an expedition both comic and insanely pragmatic, into the worlds of the macabre, the grotesque and the enchanted." 241 pp. Dust jacket art by Petra Mathers. ISBN: 0-395-425077.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.