New York London: Macmillan Publishing Company / Collier Macmillan Publishers, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. INSCRIBED by the Author on the front free blue endpaper, 8vo, original publisher's quarter blue cloth with black backstrip and light blue boards, archival polyester-protected photographicl dust jacket (unclipped with original price $14.95) depicting a young baseball pitcher; 275 pages. Fine / Near Fine. Item #6962
George Plimpton's first novel.
George Ames Plimpton (1927 – 2003) was an American journalist, writer, literary editor, actor and occasional amateur sportsman. He is widely known for his sports writing, and for helping to found The Paris Review.
SUPERIOR INSCRIBED & SIGNED COPY: Tight, bright, clean. Dust jacket (not price-clipped) is bright and clean with slight edgewear at spine ends and corners.