The Rediscovery of North America [Inscribed to Peter Matthiessen]
by LOPEZ, Barry
(Lexington): University Press of Kentucky. (1990). An essay on the ongoing consequences of the Spanish "conquest" of the New World and the need to rediscover the land the Spaniards "discovered." Warmly inscribed by the author to Peter [Matthiessen]: "respectful bow, abrazos fuertes." Laid in is a typed letter signed from Lopez to Matthiessen, dated in 1991, thanking Matthiessen for sending African Silences and sending this book in return: "As I grow older, or see more of this ravaged Earth, I find my voice less tempered." Folded, else fine. The book is near fine in a fine dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. (Inventory #: 032496)
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