THE RISE OF LIFE ON EARTH.
Edition: First printing.
New York: New Directions, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A rather uncommon short novel by Oates, one set in the underside of working-class Detroit of the 1960s and 1970s, and which draws us into the secret life of a nurse's aide, overworked, underpaid and quietly overzealous. 135 pp. ISBN: 0-8112-11711.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.