New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995. First Edition. Signed on title page by the Ms. Ferré. Finalist, National Book Awards. Rosario Ferré (1938-2016 became one of the most prolific female writers to represent Puerto Rico and one of the strongest feminist voices of the 21st century. "What a delight to discover that Ferré is as a good a storyteller in English as in her native Spanish!"—Julia Alverez. "A shattering story of love and death, privilege and servitude (this) is a brilliant evocation of Puerto Rico in the twentieth century" (dj flap).
9¼ x 6¼". Tan paper over black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, black stamped title and decoration on front board. Near Fine (small bump to bottom spine edge) in a Near Fine dust jacket.