Pages are tight and clean. Edges of boards and DJ have light shelfwear. DJ protected with mylar. Retired library book with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. BCE. 216 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1987. ISBN: 1557040206. Set in New York/New Jersey and Los Angeles areas against a background of the printing, theater, and film industries. It centers around Anna Karavajian whose life, at 22, closes almost before it begins when tragedy strikes just before she is to marry. She wraps herself in the suburban protection of her close-knit Armenian family, drifting eventually into a routine of noncommitment while teaching math at a tough high school in the Bronx.