Edition: First US printing.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1987). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, a group portrait which captures the dilemma of a mostly secular world - how to live with both faith and doubt. Issued as a trade paperback original in the US. INSCRIBED on the title page "for ---- from one chocalic to another with best wishes" and dated in the year of publication. ISBN: 0-87113-1168.
Condition: Near fine (usual toning to the pages)