Edition: First printing (first state.)
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a powerful historical novel set in the South during the Civil War. The early comments about this book include terms like 'heartbreakingly beautiful, so magificent, spare and eloguent, utterly convincing down to the last haunting detail.' Winner of the National Book Award, and basis for the critically acclaimed and award winning film of the same title. Map endpapers. 356 pp. ISBN: 0-87113-6791.
Condition: Very good in fine dust jacket. (gift inscription partially blacked out on half title page.)