New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989. First American edition. Hardcover. 309pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Black cloth effect paper over boards with a gilt stamped title on the backstrip. 8 pages of illustrations at the center. The spine is rolled, and the text block is cracked at the center, however it is still very sturdy. With a lightly toned and creased dust wrapper. Very good / very good. Item #47030
Fenton Bressler asks questions such as "Why had Mark David Chapman just stood in the shadows near the bleeding body of Lennon?" and "What significance did The Catcher in the Rye really hold for Chapman?"