Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
An attractive first edition/first printing in about Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. De Bellis/Broomfield A121a.
Boston bred Sarah Worth, a latter-day Hester Prynne, leaves her stifling security to live in a commune in Arizona with a Hindu religious leader called the Arhat. Through letters and tapes she sends to her family and friends, Sarah relates her struggle to reconcile old values with new realities. "…a meditation upon American womanhood, a romance, and a religious comedy." (From the cover) ; , 279,  pages.