THE ROYAL FAMILY.
Edition: First printing.
New York: The Viking Press, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Massive novel by one of our best and most innovative modern writers - from the front flap: "Henry Tyler is a failing private detective in San Francisco. When the love of his life, a Korean-American woman named Irene - who happens to be married to his brother John - commits suicide, he clings despairingly to her ghost. Struggling to turn grief and guilt into something precious, he employs his professional skills to track down the supernatural Queen of the Prostitutes, who first gives him a false Irene (in reality a heroin-poisoned whore), and then herself." 780 pp. Dust jacket photograph by William Vollmann. ISBN: 0-670891673.
Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new, but with a remainder line.)