New York: Grove Press, 1994. 1st Edition. Octavo, publisher's teal textured paper-covered boards, spine gilt, original illustrated dust jacket.
Signed first printing of the third novel in queer cult writer Dennis Cooper's George Miles cycle, the transgressive series of novels that earned him infamy as "the most dangerous writer in America." The gritty and semi-autobiographical pentalogy, thematized by romantic obsession and harrowing sexual scenarios, was inspired by Cooper’s relationship with a real-life George Miles he met as a high school freshman. This entry revolves around dysfunctional teen Ziggy as he grapples with the outcomes of incestual triangle. Signed on title page. Unclipped dust jacket with light sunning along top and text-block edges. Near fine. Item #5850