Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1988.
A special Limited first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition, SIGNED by author Joyce Carol Oates in unread Fine condition.
Oates' epic novel of an American family, set in an industrial, working-class town in upstate New York in the 1950's probes the tender division between the permissible and the forbidden, between ordinary life and the secret places of the heart.
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; [xx], 436,  pages.