KNOPF, 2005. FIRST EDITION, first printing. Mint unread condition. Original dust jacket not price clipped. Hand signed and dated by author “Dec 2,, 2005” directly on title page. “Anne Rice departs from her history of vampires to paint a curious portrait of a seven-year-old Jesus, who departs Egypt with his family to return home to Nazareth, a novel about the life of of Christ the Lord based on the gospels and on the most respected New Testament scholarship.” Included is event flyer from signing. 321 pages.