By Henry Kitchell Webster, Edward had been digging himself deeper and deeper into the rut of modest business failure. His married life, thanks to a fair widow, seemed on the verge of wreck. Desperation and disillusionment drove him into a great adventure, the hazard that though great may be the saving thing, the plunge that may lead to self-discovery. And it wasn't an amorous escapade in which he played the fool and found himself. Here is a fresh angle, a New Beginning that is very America. HB with DJ and has 308 pages. Pub. Bobbs Merrill.DJ: Very Good +/has some tiny chips and small tears-longest about 1in., Covers: Very Good/tiny fraying at spine top and bottom/tiny marks, Pages: Very Good +/very light browning of edges. A nice copy of an old book with a nice DJ!