Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982.
First edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike, lightly tanned dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number on front paste down.
Shimmering tales of Southern life and character, stories about oyster roasts, Rites of Spring plantation parties, summer whites, stock-car racing, skydiving, and "that favored altered state of Southerners: inebriation" (from the dust-jacket).