Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1987.
A Fine first printing of the first edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, signed by author Jill McCorkle directly on the title page.
McCorkle's third novel, the account of Virginia Turner Ballard, known to her North Carolina relatives as Ginny Sue. It is also the story of her mother, of her grandmother, her great aunts, her closest cousin - three generations of women who gather around Virginia to help her at the end of a hard pregnancy, to tent to her, to help her prepare for the fourth generation ; 8vo; [xiv], 312,  pages; Signed by Author.