New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1963. First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's slip laid in. Publisher's letter "A" on the copyright page.
Gordon’s reputation as a literary socialite—she was married to poet Alan Tate and counted Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Faulkner, Eliot, and Ford Madox Ford among her friends—has overshadowed the excellence and enduring qualities of her own work, which won her both a Guggenheim Fellowship and the O. Henry Prize (beating out the likes of Saroyan, Faulkner, Steinbeck, and Wolfe) before her 40th birthday.
Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight lean, foxing to the page edges, light shelfwear. Light shelfwear to the jacket extremities, spine slightly toned, light rubbing overall.