Book Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [xviii], 310,  pages
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1986.
A special Limited first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition, SIGNED by author Joyce Carol Oates. This book has never been read and is in As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap.
Marya Knauer was not always having a secure and comfortable position in life. Her father's early death and abandonment by her mother have left her with a sense of dislocation and loss early in her childhood. After decades, Marya becomes determined to find the mother who gave her away and changes her present life more than she ever imagined.
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features gilded, sewn in pages and ribbon marker, simply superb quality, Franklin Library at its best.