New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1986. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (23.5cm); gray cloth and paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 310, pp. Hint of sunning to upper board edges, else Fine in a very Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped, with a single small adhesive strip from an old mylar protector at upper spine on verso.
A novel set "in the Peru of the near future, a country in the throes of an insurgency pitting a Cuban-Bolivian-backed revolutionary army against a failing Lima government and the U.S. Marines" (from the front flap). First published in Spainsh two years prior under the title La Historia de Mayta.