Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, second book following an award winning collection of short stories. Set on two remote islands off the coast of Maine, this is the story of a young girl determined to throw her education overboard and join the 'stern men' who work the lobster boats. SIGNED on the title page. Gilbert is best known for her later memoir, 'Eat Pray Love.' 287 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.