A Novel by no other than Gore Vidal who wrote so many great novels including, Washington D. C., The Judgement of Paris and the prophetic Messiah. in addition, he wrote a number of plays for live television. (244 Pgs.) No DJ with VG Blue Boards with author's initial imprinted on cover, and has little red house stamp (remainder stamp) on bottom edge. Near fine.AUTHOR: Gore Vidal PUBLISHER: Random House ISBN: 0394494776 YEAR: 1974 FORMAT: Hardcover EDITION: First Ed.