New York: Vintage Books, 1984. 1st. Paperback. INSCRIBED :----/My best wishes/MFKFisher/Glen Ellen/1987." First edition thus.8vo. 243 pp. Color printed wraps in very good condition (tears at spine tail; cover starting to pull away from text block inside lower hinge; hinge cracked at pg. 67; light soiling). Item #10979
In these fifteen remarkable stories, Ms. Fisher explores the themes of human strength in the unavoidable encounter with the end of life; the importance of witnessing death; the marvelous resilience of the old and the passing of vanity.