Edition: First printing.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1982. dj. Hardcover first edition - Considered perhaps the best novel by this African American writer, this is the story of Cato Douglass, a black novelist, who tries to understand why his friend of thirty years, Paul Cummings, a white novelist, has just committed suicide. ISBN: 0-395-318416.
Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (tight copy, appears unread, minor edgewear to dj )