VIOLENCE: A Novel.
Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. dj. First edition - A study of the lingering effects of violence: being involved as a hostage in a convenience store holdup and murder triggers the protagonist's memories of the abuse he suffered as a child and creates a fear that he will not be able to break the cycle. The less common, and earlier, advance issue in plain brown printed wrappers. Interestingly, the pre-publication information shows an expected price of 22.95, the advance of the dust jacket wrapped loosely around this copy has 19.95, which was the actual price. 293 pp
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.