Edition: First printing.
New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, a modern retelling for young adults of the story of Beauty and the Beast. "In an explosion of his own making, Lucius blew his arms off. Now he has hooks. He chose hooks because they were cheaper. He chose hooks so that everyone would know he was different, so he would scare even himself. Then he meets Aurora. The hooks don't scare her. They don't keep her away." 193 pp. ISBN: 978-0547223070.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)