MARIETTE IN ECSTASY.
Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.
New York: HarperPerennial, (1992.). SIGNED - This novel about a beautiful 17 year old postulate in a 1906 upstate New York convent who begins to bleed from stigmata raises provocative questions about the nature of faith. It is "a stunning immersion into the society of a small convent at the turn of the century, where a mysterious and ultimately harrowing world lies beneath the lovely, placed surface of everyday life." SIGNED on the title page. 179 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0981180.
Condition: Near fine.