New York: Ballantine Books, January 1989. Ferre's first novel is SIGNED by Ms. Ferré on half-title page. First American Edition, translated from the original Spanish Maldito Amor by Ferré. Recipient of the "Liberatur Prix" award for its German translation. Rosario Ferre (1938-2016) was a Puerto Rican writer, poet, and essayist who was one of the most prolific female writers to represent Puerto Rico and one of the strongest feminist voices of the 21st century.
8¼ x 5½". 197. 0345347781. Original pictorial wrappers, with a few indentations to cover. Fore edge papers untrimmed, edges toned, else Very Good.