New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux [FSG], 1993. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page to fellow author Chris Offutt: "To Chris Offutt, with Admiration / JK Eugenides." An early Eugenides signature.
Eugenides' first novel, and basis for the debut film by director Sofia Coppola.
Offutt is the author of “Kentucky Straight” and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and, in 1996, was named one of the twenty Best Young American Novelists by “Granta” magazine. He has also written for popular television shows and national publications, has been visiting faculty at numerous institutions including the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, and has received awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and others.
Jacket spine ends lightly bumped, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket.