Softcover. Very Good. Item #5495
Saint Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 2001. Third printing. Inscribed by the author on title page to journalist William Safire: "For William Safire -- The real wordsmith from one of his many readers. Dana Gioia, 2004, Washington, DC." Octavo; 72 pp, followed by the author bio and information about Graywolf Press.
Pictorial paper wraps with "American Book Award Winner" sticker on the cover. Cover is clean and bright. Binding is tight. Corners are square. Pages are unmarked.