Edition: First printing.
New York: Putnam, 1985. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's fifth novel - a modern chronicle of witches and midwives and female mythology. The New Yorker magazine called Hoffman a 'daring and able writer, she plots the conjunctions of mundane and magical events with such ease that the reader never dares to doubt her word.' SIGNED on the title page. 268 pp. ISBN: 0-399-13056x.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.(bookplate.)