New York: Picador, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a collection of eleven stories "set in cars, laundromats, motels, ranch houses, and roadside diners, where his characters struggle with and against the demands of family loyalty, love, loss, and sexual desire." SIGNED on the title page. Dust jacket comments from Charles Baxter, Pam Houston, and more. 194 pp. ISBN: 0-31227680X.