New York: Random House, . Wilhelm's second book, an epistolary novel in which a woman turns to prostitution while her lover is in prison at San Quentin. San Francisco setting. BAIRD 2621; HANNA 3806. 12mo (18.75cm.); publisher's salmon cloth, black paper wrap-around band lettered in silver, black topstain; 211pp. Spine a bit cocked and faded, corners bumped, minor soiling to textblock, else Near Very Good and sound, lacking the acetate jacket. Inscribed and signed on front flyleaf: "To Nina and Hale / with love and gratitude / Gale." Wilhelm inscriptions are uncommon.