SWIMMING IN THE VOLCANO.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1993.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's first novel (preceded by two collections of short stories), set on a lush Caribbean island where a volcano has smoldered for years - described as 'at once a beguiling love story and a superbly sophisticated political novel about the fruits of imperialism in the 20th century' this was nominated for the National Book Award, and Shacochis has been called one of the best young writers in the US today. SIGNED on the title page and dated in 1994. ISBN: 0-684-192608.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.(a tight copy, with a faint remainder line on bottom edge, crease to dj flap.)