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Book Condition: Near Fine
First Edition, in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded red pebbled cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 432 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, with slight fading to spine lettering (still clearly legible), a few very tiny shallow chips at upper spine edge (under 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield's fourth novel, about a woman whose shadow lies across the lives of her family and who was "always right", yet somehow all she did came to a sterile nothingness, ending in tragedy, because she lacked all understanding.