Item #12346 Night Over Mexico. Todd Downing.

Night Over Mexico

Very Good. Item #12346

Garden City, NY: Crime Club / Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1937. First Edition. Octavo; publisher's red cloth, spine stamped in black, black topstain; [2],vi,[2],293pp. Cloth rubbed at extremities, most notably at spine crown, spine a bit cocked, small soil spot to textblock fore-edge else Very Good, internally clean and sound.

Mid-career novel by Todd Downing (1902-1974), born in Atoka, Oklahoma, and a member of the Choctaw Nation. As with many of his earlier mysteries, "Night Over Mexico" is set along the Mexican-United States border, among a motley collection of colorful characters who have convened on an isolated ranch following a devastating avalanche. Multiple murders, and the crushing of several ants, ensue.

Price: $100.00