Urbana: University of Illinois Press, (1985). First edition. The title story was the basis for the TV movie of the same name. INSCRIBED BY NORRIS on front endpaper, "For Jane and Walter/ Cordially/ Helen Norris." Walter Sullivan (1924-2006) was an author, critic, longtime Vanderbilt University professor, and authority on Southern literature. His wife, Jane Harrison Sullivan (1923-2022), taught English literature at Aquinas College. Fine in near fine dust jacket with subtle toning to spine.