Phillips, Jayne Anne. New York: Delacorte/Lawrence (1979). First Edition. Pages yellowing, dust jacket has a couple of very small tears. The price is intact. This award-winning author’s first book by a major publisher. “These stories of America’s disenfranchised – men and women light-years away from the American dream – are quite unlike any in our literature. She’s an original, and this book of hers is a crooked beauty.” – Raymond Carver Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.