Book Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2003.
An unread first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket. Splash marks to page edges; otherwise a very nice copy.
New Mexico archivist and occasional detective, Claire Reynier learns of an ancient document alledgely written by a Sephardic Jew condemned to death by the Inquisition in Mexico City in 1596. The sudden disappearance of the scrap of paper leaves Claire with many questions. Were these really the last words of the Jewish mystic hiding from the Inquisition and why was the paper buried for hundreds of years under a small adobe house in New Mexico owned by the Santos family? ; Claire Reynier Mystery.