Edition: First printing.
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A wonderful first novel by this award-winning short story writer - set in Northern California, this is a coming-of-middle-age book as the 40 year old woman at its center comes to grips with her own and others' expectations for her, her sense of failure and her realization of what life can contain. Dustjacket praise from Amy Tan, Susan Trott, Lynn Freed and many others. Personally INSCRIBED on the first blank prelim by the author and SIGNED on the title page. 239 pp. ISBN: 0-684-859939.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder mark)