Take a chance. I believe, sincerely, that this is a pretty f&*$@^g good book. (spoken in the cold December darkness of the day after the end of the world). :)
Sam Pereira's books include: The Marriage of the Portuguese (L'Epervier Press, 1978), Brittle Water (Abattoir Editions/Penumbra Press, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1987), and A Cafe in Boca (Tebot Bach, 2007). An expanded edition of his first book is now available from Tagus Press at UMass, Dartmouth. Dusting on Sunday is just out (November, 2012) from Tebot Bach. He is married to the writer, Susan Graham Pereira.