Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. First edition - His seventh novel. Set in urban New Jersey, this is a the story of a man beaten nearly to death who refuses to press charges or to talk about who did it and of the woman cop, a childhood friend from the projects, who tries to get him to tell what happened. 379 pp. The pre-publication information is included inside the front cover and the back cover contains a long letter from Stephen King praising this book.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (a new copy.)