Octavo (22cm), pp. 266. Signed and inscribed by author on title page: To Geri, Warmest Wishes," dated 6/15/02 (Geri Lester is married to former Playboy jazz critic Jim Liska, who is the source of this copy). Black boards with copper lettering on spine. Jacket has slight edge wear. Named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 2002. Dust jacket present. First Edition.