Edition: First printing.
San Francisco: Mercury House, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a coming of age story set in the 1960s in New York City - "A well-written, finely tuned first novel about coming of age in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen in the 1960s. . . . Gabriel is a subtle writer - especially in his understanding of Matthew's prepubescent sexuality - and his characters catch at your heart and take hold." (Kirkus) 234 pp. ISBN: 0-916515-540.
Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (rubbing and slight edgewear to the dj)