THE WHEREWITHAL: A Novel in Verse.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Norton, (2014). First edition - A novel in verse by this Pulitzer prize winning poet. It tells the story of "a drifting, haunted young man hiding from the Vietnam War in the basement of a San Francisco welfare building and translating his mothers diaries. The diaries concern the Jedwabne massacre, an event that took place in German-occupied Poland in 1941.. . it is a meditation on the nature of evil and the destruction of war." 177 pp.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. A rather uncommon advance issue.