Edition: First printing.
New York: Viking, (1987) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel - Paul Auster commented that it "moves backward in time, traveling from past to present as though through a tunnel of memory. . . . Baxter is both tough-minded and compassionate, and he never makes his characters more or less than what they are. They are human, and that in itself is a rare achievement for a writer, a thing to be celebrated above and beyond all other achievements in this splendid book. SIGNED on the title page. 286 pp. ISBN: 0-670817015.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.