About the Book

Aztec Treasure House

Aztec Treasure House

September 2002
Trade Paperback · 480 Pages
$22.95 U.S. · €16.99 E.U.
ISBN 9781582432533


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Here are tales of fabulous advances made in anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, and linguistics, stories of the Anasazi, the old ones of the southwestern desert, of the great explorers, eccentrics, dreamers, scientists, cranks, and geniuses. There's no end to the list, of course, Connell says, because gradually it descends from such legendary individuals to ourselves when, as children, obsessed by that same urge, we got permission to sleep in the backyard.

About the Author

Evan S. Connell is the author of eighteen books, including Dues Lo Volt!, Mrs. Bridge, Mr. Bridge, and Son of the Morning Star. He has received numerous awards including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Pushcart Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and an award in literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. He lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico.