Oak Park, IL: Another Chicago Press, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. A massive novel from the author of "There is a Tree More Ancient than Eden." Much of this edition was destroyed in a warehouse fire and the book was republished by W.W. Norton & Company the following year. A tight near fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket. Signed and nicely inscribed by Forrest on the title page: "With love to Jo & Harry and in appreciation to you both for your encouragement. your friend Leon 8/8.92. A terrific association copy as the recipeints were author and Herman Melville scholar Harrison Hayford and his wife Josephine who like Forrest lived in Evanston, IL and both taught at Northwestern University.