Edition: First printing.
New York: Random House, (1982) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a novel set in a small Southwestern town where three people - an ex-convict murderer, his wife, and a snake-charmer / hired-hand - are entangled in a deadly triangle. Cover praise from Reynolds Price and Mary Gordon. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-394-525574.
Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.