Santa Rosa: Black Sparrow Press, 1995. Item #5767
Sixth Printing. Octavo (23.5cm); decorative paper-covered boards and black cloth backstrip, with title label mounted to spine; publisher's original acetate dustjacket; 265,pp. Faint foxing to text edges, else Near Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket. Handsome re-issue of the Fante's first published book, a novel ripe with the conflicts of family life and Catholic guilt. Basis for Dominique Deruddere's 1989 film adaptation, starring Joe Mantegna and Faye Dunaway.