Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st UK Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: Hamish Hamilton Ltd., 1985.
A handsome first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in Near Fine price-clipped dust-jacket with original price sticker (Hamish Hamilton 9.95 GBP).
Author Charlie Smith's first novel about an egocentric and independent woman named Elizabeth Bonnet Burdette who is the daughter of a multimillionaire banker from Charleston. Elizabeth marries the wealthy scion of a family that has owned a coffee and tobacco plantation in Georgia for more than two hundred years. "Her husband rules the business empire, which has expanded dramatically under his visionary leadership, but he has no control over Elizabeth's reckless lust for experience [and] her violent determination to be free ...." (from the dust-jacket) ; 8vo.