New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich , 1982. First edition. Hardcover. 245 pp. Price of $11.95 on front flap of dust jacket. First printing of the first edition in the correct dust jacket (Ahearn 012b). Walker's third novel, a powerful story of resilience in the face of cruelty and of the importance of family. Winner of the Pulitzer prize and the National Book Award, basis for the acclaimed 1985 film directed by Steven Spielberg. A presentble copy of this acclaimed novel, a high spot of modern literature. Very Good / Very Good. Item #00007832
Very Good book with slight lean and some light rubbing to the lettering on the spine in a Very Good lightly edge-worn dust jacket with a scratch to the front panel and a tiny crease to the top corner of the front flap.