ENGINE SUMMER. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1979. Octavo, boards. First edition. "After the collapse, a few Americans live on in a gentle, Amerindian-style commune. The hero, Rush that Speaks, tells his surprising life story in poetic style. One of the most unusual and rewarding of all modern SF novels." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 121. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-291. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 721-24. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with 7 mm closed tear at bottom edge of front panel and 13 mm closed tear at top edge of rear panel. A nice copy. (#88858).
First edition so stated on copyright page.