Edition: First printing.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - Louisiana born author's first novel - a small-town, coming-of-age story with some wicked and humorous twists. John Fowles called it "a vividly imagined and sad-voiced novel of the sour end of the American dream." SIGNED on the front endpaper. 239 pp. ISBN: 0-87113-1757.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.(appears unread but with a remainder line on bottom edge)