Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Atheneum, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - First book for young adults by the Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of THE MAMBO KINGS PLAY SONGS OF LOVE. Set in the 1960's, this is the story of a young Cuban-American boy, raised in Harlem, who runs away to a farm in Wisconsin, and of his struggle to define his identity and to deal with the pressures around him - including drug use. Boldly INSCRIBED by Hijuelos on the title page. "For.... .. with best wishes." 435 pp.
Condition: Fine in glossy red illustrated wrappers (a new copy.)