Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. dj. First edition - A novel by this author whom John Updike called "wickedly good" - the story of a schoolteacher, forced to retire at 61, coming to terms with the rest of his life. With an announced first printing of 300,000 copies, this advance issue is much less common than the trade edition. 276 pp.
Condition: Fine in printed blue wrappers with the art from the dust jacket cover bound in.