Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1983). First printing. Hardcover. Octavo. 178 pages. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Bound in dark brown paper-covered boards with silver gilt spine titles. Endpapers show a bit of faint browning along hinges. / Jacket has a hint of fading to spine, otherwise fine.
Collection of 12 stories set in the mountain hollows of West Virginia, by an uncannily observant and tremendously promising young writer. Breece D'J Pancake's bright flame was brief, however, as he took his own life at age 27.