Hardcover binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Stated First Edition. 229 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1978. ISBN: 0060139943. What can you say about a foul-mouthed powerhouse of a woman novelist who holds up her publisher for a million-dollar advance on her next book when she's dying of cancer -and knows it?