Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1947. An early novel by the author of The Big Rock Candy Mountain, one of the foremost American writers of the last century, and an important influence in establishing the literature of the American West as a regional genre worthy of national attention. This novel, however, unlike most of his books, takes place in New England. Mild offsetting between two sets of pages where reviews have been laid in; owner bookplate on the front pastedown under the jacket flap; a very near fine copy in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket with a couple closed edge tears, one corner chip, and a few water droplets on the spine. [#012999] $175
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