CLOSER TO THE SUN.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Picador, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, a story of "three troubled friends starting over in a fire-scarred Southern California canyon. Brad Gray has been wandering since the AIDS-related death of his lover, drifting into a career as a professional house-sitter. He has made his way coast-to-coast from Manhattan to a luxurious hilltop villa outside L.A. Through a telescope by the swimming pool, he closely follows the progress of a young couple struggling to build a house in the adjacent, burnt-out canyon. Soon, the solitary Brad is drawn into the project and into the lives of Helen and Ethan Zayne who, having lost their child and their home, are taking extreme measures to rebuild their life together." (Publisher's Weekly) 244 pp. ISBN: 0-312140843.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.