New York: Farrar * Straus * Giroux, 1983. First Printing. Cloth and boards. 8vo, black one-third cloth with gold lettering on spine over dark blue boards with gold "B.M." and blind-stamped spiral on front cover, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (price-clipped) designed by Cynthia Krupat, xiii, [xiv-xvi] + 349,  pages. Fine / Fine. Item #3769
Bernard Malamud (1914 – 1986) was an American novelist and short story writer. Along with Saul Bellow, Joseph Heller, and Philip Roth, he was one of the best known American Jewish authors of the 20th century.
SUPERIOR CONDITION: Tight, bright, clean in a comparable dust jacket (price-clipped). Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper.