Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [xiv], 401,  pages
Publisher: New York: E. P. Dutton, 1981.
A Fine first printing of the first edition with age-toned pages in just about Fine dust-jacket with minor crease to back flap. Signed by author John Irving on a tipped-in book-plate.
Irving's fifth novel has John Berry, middle son in a family of five children tell the story of "a family whose favorite story was the story of my mother and father's romance: how father bought the bear and how mother and father fell in love"