978 0 571 24951 0
American • Paperback • 308 pages

I shook his hand for the first time in the spring of 1967.

Twenty-year-old Adam Walker, an aspiring poet, is studying in New York City when he meets the enigmatic Frenchman Rudolf Born and his silent and seductive girlfriend Margot. Before long, Walker finds himself caught in a love triangle that leads to a sudden, shocking act of violence that will alter the course of his life.