Inscribed first edition, first printing of The Sibling Society by Robert Bly.
Octavo, 319pp. Blue hardcover. Stated “first printing, March 1996” on copyright page. Appears unread. In the publisher’s near fine dust jacket. With a long inscription by the author, thanking the recipient for their letter and commentary on the book. Inscription is dated 2005. A fine example.
The Sibling Society deals with the question, where have all the grownups gone? “In answering that question with the same freewheeling erudition and intuitive brilliance that made Iron John a national bestseller, poet, storyteller and translator Robert Bly tells us that we live in a “sibling society, ” in which adults have regressed into adolescence and adolescents refuse to grow up.”