Ruin Creek David Payne 1993 HB DJ First edition stated #seq.1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 Pub. Doubleday ISBN 0-385-26418-6 Payne travels deep into the soul of a troubled and unforgettable family and, along the way, establishes his rightful place in the legion of great Southern writers who know that we can neither escape nor recapture the past. It is 1954 in Killdeer, North Carolina, and May Tilley, a beautiful young debutante, decides that she wants 'a different life from what Mamma and Daddy had.' She finds it in Jimmy, he has a dangerous combination of good looks, a smooth tongue and big, secret dreams. HB stated First Edition with DJ and has 373 pages.DJ: near new/tiny marks, Covers: near new/tiny dings, Pages: like new.