Through The Ivory Gate Rita Dove 1992 HB DJ 1st Ed. stated Pub. Pantheon Books ISBN 0679416048 Rita Dove, 1987 Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry, now in her radiant first novel. It is the tail end of the Vietnam era, and Virginia King, most recently a puppeteer with an experimental theatre troupe, returns to her hometown in the Midwest to work as an 'artist in residence' at a local public school. As her puppets win the hearts of her students, memories of her own childhood surface. HB stated First Edition with DJ and has 278 pages.DJ: like new/tiny tiny marks, Covers: like new, Pages: like new.