Edition: First printing.
New York: Viking, (1986.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which describes the effect of violence on five people - but also a novel in which the setting, the city of Providence, Rhode Island, plays a large part. Providence is a city "big enough to have neighborhoods, small enough so that everyone knows overone. . . steeped in history and corruption, [a] rough and pretty old Yankee port. . . the biggest organized crime operation in New England jostles with and sometimes runs the action at City Hall." 217 pp. ISBN: 0-670804614.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.