THE JUMP-OFF CREEK.
Edition: Trade paperback.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. SIGNED - INSCRIBED on the half title page "For -- westering woman!" The author's highly praised first adult novel, a story of a woman homesteader struggling to make it alone, in the high mountain country of Oregon in 1895. Pen/Faulkner finalist. William Kittredge described this as the 'best novel I know of about a woman's experience on the western frontier.' 186 pp. ISBN: 0-395-560012.
Condition: Very good (slight spine slant.)