Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; 353 pages
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1998.
A special Limited first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition in unread Fine condition, SIGNED by author Jane Hamilton.
This is the story of Walter McCloud's growing up in the Midwest in the 1970's. Walter aspires to be a dancer in the vein of Balanchine, but as he grows older he realizes he lacks the talent. As he deals with the disappointment, he learns that his older brother has cancer. The next year transforms the McCloud family and forces Walter to deal with pain and loss, and well as hope and redemption through the love of family and friends.
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather with raised bands and features gilded, sewn-in pages with a satin marker. Simply superb quality; Franklin Library at its best.