THE DECATUR ROAD: A Novel of the Appalachian Hill Country.
Edition: First printing.
New York: St Martin's, (1983.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Hard-to-find first novel by this highly acclaimed young Southern writer, a story which tells of the lives of an unlikely couple - a tobacco farmer and his headstrong wife - through the years from their courtship in the 1920s through fifty years of hope and frustration, of love, birth, death and just plain living. INSCRIBED on the half title page to the late collector Larry Owens. 192 pp.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Uncommon, and especially so in this condition and signed.