New York: Viking, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. 459pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] 1/2 black cloth tan paper covered boards. Near fine. The dust jacket is in very good condition. The edges are gently bumped. There is a tiny chip in the paper at the head of the spine. Item #20968
From the jacket- "Behold our world as seen from a very unconventional writer's outer space. See it turn in all its busy squalor, violence, and beauty, swarming with lives and death portrayed in miniature by fifty-three interconnected stories."