Book is in Near Fine condition and very tight. Cover is in Near fine condition. Very nice book and well kept White boards with silver gilt on spine and Black print on front board. 1st American Edition light edge wear. Near Fine/Fine Condition. **ADDITIONAL SHIPPING MAY APPLY TO INTERNATIONAL ORDERS** About the book: The son of a British undertaker tells of his painful relationship with his father, in a coming-of-age story about lying, cheating, stealing, sexual hysteria, and the truth in provincial northern England during the sixties.