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The Dark Virgin: A Novel

Authors: Ross, Oakland
Publisher: HarperWeekend
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000
ISBN: 9781443403641, Related ISBNs: 1443403644, 9781443403641, 9781443416443
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 808,
Audience: General/trade

In sixteenth-century Mexico, Pitoque is a reluctant spy for the Aztec ruler Montezuma, who is desperate to discover the truth about reports of strange, tall, odorous beings. Are these creatures the envoys of the man-god Quetzalcóatl? Pitoque can’t be sure—nor does he suspect how the arrival of Hernando Cortés, Spanish conquistador, will change the course of his country’s history forever.

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