Arnica Publishing, Portland, OR; softbound decorative cover (see pics); signed by author inside page; very good condition; a profound dramatic book.
"To my grave I will remember the day my happy life ended and my twilight life began. The year was 1979. I was nine years old approaching ten. Occasionally I was still allowed to play with the other children, but I could sense that my childhood was ending...Once declared marriageable, shroud-like wraps would hide my body, my face, all of me, except for my hands..."