Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1974.
First Edition. Paperback. 84 pp., small 8vo. Author's first trade book, the simultaneous issue in wrappers. Winner of the Lamont Poetry Award for 1974. Poems of the Vietnam War and after, including translations of Vietnamese folk lyrics. (Balaban went on to publish further translations from the Vietnamese.) Warmly inscribed to a close associate, with signature and carved Chinese stamp. Fading to spine, otherwise a very good copy. Very Good. Item #3296