Edition: First printing.
New York: St Martin's, (1985.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A coming of age story set in the colored community of St. Louis, Missouri: Betsey is in 1959, the year when court ordered school integration began. The second novel by the acclaimed poet, author of "for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf". SIGNED by the author. 207 pp. ISBN: 0-312-077270.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.