New York: Random House, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Boards. Tall 8vo, textured white quarter cloth over textured off-white boards, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) by Marc Burckhardt depicing a comic book-like treatment of a young masked man knocking out a man while a young woman (on the rear panel) looks startled, [x] + 639 pages +  blank +  About the Author. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1972
Near mint copy of the Author's fifth exciting 2001 PULITZER PRIZE-winning novel for fiction.
"With this brilliant novel, the bestselling author of The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Wonder Boys gives us an exhilarating triumph of language and invention, a stunning novel in which the tragicomic adventures of a couple of boy geniuses reveal much about what happened to America in the middle of the twentieth century."--jacket.
"An immensely gifted writer and magical prose stylist."
Michiko Kakutani, New York Times.