Pale Horse, Pale Rider by Katherine Anne Porter is a 208-page hardcover, a Harcourt Brace Modern Classic from Harcourt Brace & Company, first published in 1939, this copy published in 1990. The dust jacket has no perceivable flaws. The book is very clean, with several dogeared pages.
Pale Horse, Pale Rider, originally published in 1939, contains three outstanding short novels, "Old Mortality," "Noon Wine," and the title story.
On publication this volume won immediate critical acclaim: "Katherine Anne Porter moves into the illustrious company headed by Hawthorne, Flaubert, and Henry James..." (Paul Rosenfeld, Saturday Review of Literature); It has enjoyed popular success ever since and, with Flowering Judas and Other Stories, ranks among the finest examples of Katherine Anne Porter's extraordinary talent as a writer of short fiction.ISBN: 0-15-170755-3