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1 Novo, Salvador The War of the Fatties and Other Stories from Aztec History.
Austin, University of Texas Press 1994 0292755546 / 9780292755543 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Translated by Michael Alderson. From the back cover: In 'The War of the Fatties, " a campy, tongue-in-cheek retelling of an episode from the Mexican 'Trojan War, ' naked fat women from Tlatelolco discombobulate Tenochtitlan's invading army by squiring them with breast milk. Told with satiric allusions to the policies and tactics used by Mexico's current ruling party, PRI, to consolidate its power, the play unfolds a history of vain rivalry and decadence, intricate political maneuvers, corruption, and unchecked ambition that determined the course of Mexican history for two centuries before the Spanish conquest. Novo's other works in this collection - A Few Aspects of Sex among the Nahuas, Ahuitzotl and the Magic Water, Cuauhtemoc: Play in One Act, Cuauhtemoc and Eulalia: A Dialogue, Malinche and Carlota: A Dialogue, and In Ticitezcatl or The Enchanted Mirror: Opera in Two Acts - represent nearly all of his Aztec-related writings. Taken together, they provide a delightful introduction to Novo's later works and lighthearted, historically accurate introduction to Aztec culture. The text is supplemented by a glossary of Nahuatl terms, notes on the historical characters, and an introduction that provides historical background and places Novo's works within their cultural context. " SR1120C ; 232 pages 
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2 Shevis, W. A. [William Allen] Stell's Dream House [Numbered and Limited Edition]
Camden, Maine, The Cowstall Press 1995 First Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
225 pages, illustrations, pictorial wrappers, very good. Warmly inscribed by author and author's wife Stell to former owner. Number #49 of a limited edition of 150 copies printed. "A true account of my wife's mad impulse to buy a lot, build a house, a little winter retreat for us, in Mexico the land of enchantment..... And how I salvaged something, half a house, from the mess she dropped us into. But meanwhile all the money was gone, half of it borrowed." From the Maine Writers Index of the Maine State Library website: "Noted Maine artist, William Allen Shevis (1914 - 2010) , wrote and illustrated several books about his adventures wintering in Mexico. Born in Ireland in 1914, Shevis moved to Massachusetts as a boy. He was a a founding member of Maine Coast Craftsmen, Maine Coast Artists, Haystack Mountain Craft School and Maine Art Gallery. He lectured on art and his works were displayed across the country. " 
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