Edition: First US printing.
New York: Arbor House, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, winner of The London Times/Jonathan Cape Young Writer's Award, the story of an extraordinary friendship between a young boy and a wise black Jamaican woman hired to care for him. Basis for the film of the same name featuring Whoopie Goldberg. Dustjacket praise by Ian McEwan, Gail Godwin and others. 312 pp. ISBN: 0-877957444.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dust jacket (corner slightly bumped). Review copy with publisher's material laid in.