New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1989. First Edition. The author's first book, an enormous publishing success and basis for the 1993 film directed by Wayne Wang. Item #1499
First Printing. Octavo; gray and aquamarine paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; 288pp. Trivial wear along spine ends, else Fine. Dustjacket is the First Issue, with Canadian price of $26.50 to front flap and publisher's imprint in box at base of rear flap; unclipped, with pinpoint rubbing to corners and a faint vertical crease to front flap - Near Fine.