New York: Summit Books, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. 176pp. Octavo [22 cm] 1/2 red cloth with light gray paper over boards, and a silver stamped title on the backstrip. Very good, with a black remainder mark on the bottom edge of the text block. In a very good dust jacket, with a vertical crease in the rear inside flap which runs from the top to the bottom. Item #46123
Haruf's first novel, The Tie That Binds, received a Whiting Foundation Award and a Hemingway Foundation/PEN citation.