Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo ; [vi], 247,  pages
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1997.
An attractive Uncorrected Book Proof of the first edition/first printing in just about Fine, unread condition, minor rubbing to covers.
An afternoon picnic and the organized life of science writer Joe Rose are both shattered by a tragic accident. A man falls to his death as a hot-air balloon carrying a child is carried away by the wind. As a result, stranger Jed Parry becomes obsessed with Joe, threatening his marriage and his very life. A suspenseful novel about love and faith, and about how life can change in an instant.