Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Random House, 2009.
A most handsome first printing of the first edition in unread As New condition in equally unblemished dust-jacket. Signed by author John Irving on the title page.
Irving's story of a twelve-year-old old and his father, starting out in 1954 in the cookhouse of a logging and sawmill settlement in northern New Hampshire, when the boy mistakes the local constable’s girlfriend for a bear. With his 12th novel, award winning Irving continued to position himself among America's most unique writers of the late 20th and early 21st century ; xii, 554,  pages.