New York: Vintage Contemporaries, 2010. 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Item #2328129
First printing. Rear cover corner creased.
321 pp. Twenty-year-old Tassie Keltjin, the daughter of a gentleman farmer, has come to a university town as a student. When she takes a job as a part-time nanny for a mysterious and glamorous family, she finds herself drawn deeper into their world and forever changed. Told through the eyes of this memorable narrator, A Gate at the Stairs is a piercing novel of race, class, love, and war in America.