Hard Cover. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1982. First Edition. Near Fine / Dust Jacket Included.
First edition, first printing. Presentation copy; signed and inscribed by the author in the year of publication to close friend and Bennington College faculty colleague, Nicholas Delbanco. Near fine in a like jacket. In 1996 Delbanco published "Talking Horse: Bernard Malamud on Life and Work."