First printing of Sue Grafton's first novel, a work of literary fiction preceding her 'Alphabet' mysteries by well over a decade.
Very good in very good dust jacket.
"What church are you?"<br />"Church of the wide world," he said, sweeping his hat across the night air.
KEZIAH DANE follows a single mother widowed by a devastating flood and a traveling con artist whose intrusion on the Dane family leads to a violent confrontation. An important work in the iconic author's development.
New York: The Macmillan Company, (1967). 8.25'' x 5.5''. Original red cloth binding. Original unclipped ($4.95) color pictorial dust jacket. Black topstain. 220 pages. Jacket with some wrinkling to lower front edge, light rubbing; some color offsetting from binding and small tape repair to verso. Binding with mild edgewear, very slight lean. Spot of soil and former tape shadow on front free endpaper, else interior clean.
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