A CHILD OUT OF ALCATRAZ.
Edition: First printing.
Boston: Faber & Faber, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first book, nominated by the Los Angeles Times for best first fiction of 1997. Described by Carolyn See as 'searingly original, brutal, unique' this is the story of a young girl growing up in the sheltered world of a 1950's American family - except that her family lives on the island , in the middle of the San Fransciso Bay, that houses one of the most notorious prisons in the US where her father works as a guard. 266 pp. ISBN: 0-571-199100.
Condition: Presentation copy warmly INSCRIBED by the author on the title page: "For .....The years, the years, Thanks for the support andthe friendship through the ages and the eras" and dated in 1998. Near fine in near fine dust jacket.