THE GARDENS OF KYOTO.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Scribner, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this award winning writer of short fiction - ""I had a cousin, Randall, killed on Iwo Jima. Have I told you?" . . . a novel about a young woman, Ellen, coming of age in the long shadow of World War II. Forty years later she relates the events of this period, beginning with the death of her favorite cousin, Randall, with whom she had shared Easter Sundays, secrets, and perhaps, love. In an isolated, aging Maryland farmhouse that once was a stop on the Underground Railroad." 286 pp. ISBN: 0-684869489.
Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)