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Overlook, May 1, 2000 - Fiction - 269 pages
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User Review  - encephalical - LibraryThing

Funny at times, but I found it pretty boring overall. The narration was at such an even keel that it didn't feel like anything was ever building to the climax until, hey, here we are. Read full review

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User Review  - blanderson - LibraryThing

Hilarious, witty and written with shocking clarity. A strange, mad-cap romp thru the jungles of Mexico (and the surrounding borders), unearthing Aztec ruins, forgotten cities, oddball conspiracies and ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Charles Portis lives in Arkansas, where he was born and educated. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War, was the London bureau chief of the New York Herald-Tribune, and was a writer for The New Yorker.

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