LAUGHING IN THE HILLS.
Edition: First printing.
New York: The Viking Press, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, an account of a season when - at a bleak moment in his life - he dropped out and left home for a season at the racetrack - Golden Gate in Northern California. . Part meditation on life and nature, and part a classic on horse racing and on life at the track and on the people who are drawn to racing, this is a fascinating book. Afterword. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-670419974.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a hint of sunning to the edges of the boards, some discoloration in the gutters)