“SHE’D JUST MORE OR LESS TAKEN POSSESSION OF HIM, FROM THE TIME THEY MET EVER AFTER”: FIRST EDITION OF EVE BABITZ'S SEX AND RAGE; SIGNED BY HER
Sex and Rage: Advice to Young Ladies Eager for a Good Time.
Item Number: 43874
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Boldly signed by Eve Babitz on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Fred Marcellino.
In this novel that delights by its starry, sensuous surface and its spontaneous embrace of the fateful rightness of certain meetings and chances, we see a dreamy, sassy girl named Jacaranda moving beyond the tango of sex and rage into the open challenge of a defined and expressive life.