Powers, J.F. THE PRESENCE OF GRACE
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1956. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint offsetting from jacket flaps to endsheet, else fine; in a lightly worn, mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket.
"A one-man show at the top-level of short story writing."--The Listener. "The greatest of living storytellers."--Frank O' Connor. Nine stories from the writer "of sardonic but deeply compassionate fiction about Roman Catholic Priests."--Granta.