Publication: Lippincott & Crowell, Publishers, 1980, New York
First edition. Inscribed on the half title page by the author: "For -- -- Patricia Highsmith, 22 Oct 1981." As new, unread copy in dust jacket. Laid in are a review slip, a publicity photograph, and an advance review card. Tom Ripley lives an exceptional life with his rich French wife outside of Paris, until Tom befriends a sixteen-year-old American boy who he meets. The boy confides that he is responsible for the recent death of his multi-millionaire father. Should Tom believe him? An exceptional copy and rare signed or inscribed as the author rarely signed copies of her books.
Inventory Number: 43787