1963 · New York
Gordon's reputation as a literary socialite-she was married to poet Alan Tate and counted Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Faulkner, Eliot, and Ford Madox Ford among her friends-has overshadowed the excellence and enduring qualities of her own work, which won her both a Guggenheim Fellowship and the O. Henry Prize (beating out the likes of Saroyan, Faulkner, Steinbeck, and Wolfe) before her 40th birthday.
Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Slight lean, foxing to the page edges, light shelfwear. Light shelfwear to the jacket extremities, spine slightly toned, light rubbing overall. (Inventory #: 133754)