New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Rush's first book, a collection of short stories that was very well received and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Rush went on to win the the National Book Award for his novel "Mating." A near fine copy with a slight bit of wear to the base of the front board in a close to near fine dust jacket with a small tear and crease to the top of the front panel at the spine. Signed and incribed by Rush on the title page in 1987.