Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )
New York: Vintage, (1988.). First edition - African-American author's first book, described by Alexander Theroux as "funny and dark and devilish." A rather uncommon advance issue for this book which was issued only in paperback as a Vintage Original. Illustrated with photographs. 183 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in pale yellow printed wrappers (slip with publication information attached to front cover)