New York: The Dial Press. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Bound in publisher's burgundy cloth with gold lettering to the spine and cover. Light edge wear to price clipped dust jacket. Book in fine condition. Fine. / Very good. Item #9
This was the last of the author's works to be published in his lifetime. "Baldwin offers us not only a fervent plea for a 'new vocabulary,' but a compassionate, searing vision of the way in which suffering transforms and strengthens people in a work which is his most ambitious and poetic to date" (from the dustjacket).