Very Good / Very Good. Item #8902
Cambridge, MA: Apple-wood Press, 1980. First Edition. Slim octavo; publisher's cloth in pink pictorial dust jacket; 100pp. Light shelf wear to jacket extremities, rather heavy foxing to verso not showing through externally, cloth slightly foxed as well, as is top textblock edge and gutters; overall Very Good and sound. Warmly inscribed and signed by the author on title page: "For Susan Stomberg, 'I feel as though we've known each other for about 800 years.' May such friendships gain many rings, like great ?western trees, Alan / Aug. 2, 1980."
The late NPR book critic and novelist Alan Cheuse's first book, a collection of short stories, many of which first appeared in The New Yorker.