New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2007. First Edition. Cloth and boards. SIGNED & SPECIALLY BOUND PUBLISHER'S EDITION, 8vo, white quarter cloth over black boards, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (with circular "Autographed COPY" sticker), [xii] + 414 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1226
One of Michael Chabon's more important novels in EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION!
Winner of the 2007 Nebula award; the 2008 Hugo Award; the 2007 Sidewise Award for Best Alternate History; and the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (2008).
In Chabon's alternate world: after World War II, Alaska, rather than Israel, has become the homeland for Jewish refugees. In this rugged environment, Detective Meyer Landsman and Berko, his half-Tlingit buddy, investigate the death of a heroin-using chess prodigy.