San Francisco: MacAdam/Cage, 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing (complete number line) of this Southern Gothic tale of an undertaker who hires a hitman to kill a nosy teenager. Demy 8vo (226 x 145mm): ,234pp. Publisher's rose red cloth-effect paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gold, grey speckled end papers; photographically illustrated dust jacket designed by Dorothy Carico Smith and priced $25. A pristine copy, unread and as new. Fine / Fine. Item #BB1835
The author's third novel, following The Long Home (1999), which was awarded the James A. Michener Memorial Prize, and Provinces of Night (2000). N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).