Joan Didion's electrifying first novel begins with a murder on the bank of the Sacramento River--a murder that is at once an act of vengeance and a blind attempt to shore up a disintegrating marriage. Out of that act, Didion constructs a tragic and beautifully nuanced work of fiction.

Run River 1994, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679752509

Trade paperback

Run River 1985, Pocket Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780671603151

Mass-market paperback

Run River 1978, Pocket Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780671819798