Author: Michael Chabon


CHABON, Michael. Summerland. NY: Miramax/Hyperion Books for Children [2002]. 8vo, [viii] 500pp. White quarter-boards stamped in red with light blue boards. Map endpapers in green ink on deckled paper. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author, Michael Chabon.

First edition. Ethan Feld is having a terrible summer: his father has moved them to Clam Island, Washington, where Ethan has quickly established himself as the least gifted baseball player the island has ever seen. Ethan’s luck begins to change, however, when a mysterious baseball scout named Ringfinger Brown and a seven-hundred-and-sixty-five-year-old werefox enter his life, dragging Ethan into another world called the Summerlands. But this beautiful, winter-less place is facing destruction at the hands of the villainous Coyote, and it has been prophesized that only Ethan can save it.