New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1989. First. hardcover. 531 pages, thick 8vo, light blue boards with a dark blue cloth spine, dust wrapper (color photograph of the author neatly taped to the blank page opposite the half-title). New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1989). First American Edition. Very good(+) condition. very good(+) / very good(+).
Inscribed and signed in full on the flyleaf: "To...from Carlos Fuentes, 1989."