Edition: First printing.
San Francisco: Mercury House, (1989) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a coming of age story set in the 1960s in New York City - "A well-written, finely tuned first novel about coming of age in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen in the 1960s. . . . Gabriel is a subtle writer - especially in his understanding of Matthew's prepubescent sexuality - and his characters catch at your heart and take hold." (Kirkus) SIGNED on the half title page and dated in San Francisco in the year of publication. 234 pp. ISBN: 0-916515-540.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (usual light toning to the pages, rem dot, a bit of wear to the ends of the dj spine) Books signed by Eric Gabriel Lehman are quite uncommon.