New York: Harper and Row, 1974. First Edition. Association copy, warmly INSCRIBED by Welch to fellow author Chris Offutt on the title page. Welch's first novel.
From the collection of Chris Offutt.
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.
Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket.