The year is 1953, that peculiar pocket of time between Eisenhower's inauguration and the advent of tail fins and rock and roll. The place is southern California, sunny and swollen with Cold War-driven prosperity. The prescribed cultural attitude is a grimly clenched optimism.
This first edition hardcover is signed by the author on the title page. The book is in very good condition with a dust jacket in very good condition.Hardcover: 303 pages
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc; 1st edition (August 1, 1994)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 8.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds