New York: Random House, 2007. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. INSCRIBED 7 SIGNED by the Author on the title page, tall 8vo, white quarter cloth with gold lettering on spine over red boards, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with clothspin, 530 pages +  About the Author +  About the Type. Very Fine / Fine. Item #7824
Ellen Baker (born 1975) is author of Keeping the House, which won the 2008 Great Lakes Book Award. It is a heartfelt treatment of a home-based family's reactions to World War II. An interesting character is Grace Anderson who works as a welder in a Wisconsin shipyard.
SUPERIOR Condition: Tight, bright, clean copy. Bright, clean dust jacket (unclipped) with slight crimping to the spine's foot. No previous owner or remainder marks.