Edition: First printing.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1962. dj. Hardcover first edition - His first book, a "novel about being Jewish" - at once both funny and very serious. Stern has left the safety of "his city" to buy a suburban house, and just as he is beginning to feel like he really could live there, a neighbor pushes his wife down and calls her a 'kike.' 191 pp.
Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (the usual toning to both the pages and the white dust jacket.)