In the Heart of the Heart of the Country and Other Stories
New York: Harper & Row, 1968. 206 pages. Five stories. The author's second book. ISBN: 9780060114688.
First edition (first printing). Near fine in a dust jacket with light fading and toning to the spine. Minor edge wear and a small, faint stain on the fore-edge. Inscribed on the half-title page by the author to Donald Kaufmann, a book collector and professor in the English department at the University of South Florida: "In Sarasota, on June 16, 1977 from the heart of the country to the tail of the country, a work whose heart needs now a doctor -- but best wishes, Bill Gass."