NY: Harper & Row, 1973. First Edition. Signed by Betts on the half-title page. Uncommon to find a signed copy! This collection of short stories was nominated for a 1974 National Book Award. The first story "The Ugliest Pilgrim" was adapted into the short film “Violet,” which won Best Live Action Short at the 54th Academy Awards. It was later adapted into the musical “Violet.”. 8vo., two-toned cloth in dust jacket; 192 pages. Item #55844
Very Good (moderate soil to spine & tiny number stamped on lower edge of front endpaper (see image); tiny binding defect rear pastedown with contents clean & tight); very minor wear & soil (but no tears or chips; $6.95 is present on the front flap) d/j.