Asheville, NC: The Captain's Bookshelf, 2011. First edition, first printing, limited issue. Hardcover. Octavo. 6.5 x 9.75 in. 259 pages. One of one hundred copies bound up from sheets of the the first Random House printing in full grey/green cloth with the author's initials stamped in blind on the upper cover and lettered in black on the spine with halftone atmospheric photographic endpapers by Susan Rhew. Housed in a pictorial slipcase reproducing in halftone a striking photograph by Debbie Fleming Caffery. Item #17596
Signed by Charles Frazier on colophon. In a departure from his fine historical fiction Frazier offers here a compelling third novel, an early '60s noir thriller that features a strong female protagonist in a "virtuoso construction" set deep in the mountains of Western North Carolina.