Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
A Fine first printing of the first trade edition in alike dust-jacket, signed by author Anne Tyler.
The tale of an ordinary couple, Maggie and Ira Moran, who have been incompatibly married for 28 years. All the action takes place on one summer day as Maggie and Ira drive from Baltimore to Pennsylvania to a funeral. An accidental detour and a chance encounter help them rediscover the love that binds them together in spite of it all. Basis for the 1994 television movie starring James Garner and Joanne Woodward.
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather with raised bands and features gilded sewn-in pages with a satin marker. Simply superb quality; Franklin Library at its best; [vi], 327,  pages.