New York: A Signet Book, New American Library, 1979. First Signet Printing. Paperback. SIGNED. 248pp. Duodecimo [18 cm] Illustrated pocket book wraps. The text block edges have the publisher's yellow stain. With mild rubbing and creasing to the wraps, and subtle yellowing of the pages. Very good. Item #49224
Signed by the author on the title page. Vinge writes "best wishes, Joan D. Vinge." Vinge won the Hugo Award for this novella.