Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, June 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. / Very Good. Item #005502012
A SUPERB PRESENTATION COPY, signed and inscribed by author to noted author Denise Levertov, who provided a long and positive blurb to the rear jacket cover (the only one used on the book): 'For Denise, with many thanks for the kind words which may help my book survive. John Balaban.' Author's first book, a novel set in Southeast Asia after the Vietnam War ended. Levertov herself wrote extensively on themes related to Vietnam.