Edition: First printing.
New York: Delacorte, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, the story of Ned Conti, "a young historian struggling to piece together the miraculous past of a Brooklyn nun for a tiny stipend, while, at night, he grapples with the paranormal phenomena that have recently seized his rent-controlled apartment: furniture set askew, strange light haunting the bedroom, rocks appearing mysteriously in midair to pummel the floor." Ten years before, he fled New Orleans - nNow he's going back, returning to the past that has haunted him for a decade, and where he will encounter a restless ghost who yearns for the touch that will set her free, a saint seeks to correct her one mistake, and in the past, his future and his destiny. 356 pp,. ISBN: 0-385314825.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.