BAY OF ARROWS.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Henry Holt, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel which juxtaposes events in the life of a professor (obsessed with writing an epic poem about Christopher Columbus, who is - in the nick of time - the recipient of a "genius" grant) and his family, with events in the life of Columbus. After receiving the award, Geno takes his family to a remote part of the Dominican Republic, an inlet called the Bay of Arrows, which was where Columbus first met resistance from the Taino Indians. 388 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-16767.
Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (a new, unread copy but with a faint remainder line and a binding flaw affecting the upper inner corners of several pages, crease to upper edge back cover of dj).