Edges of boards and DJ have light shelfwear. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Pages tight and clean. Retired library book with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 475 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1979. ISBN: 0395285895. A colorful family saga set on the seacoast of North Yorkshire, England, in the village of Ravenswyke. It opens in 1916 as World War I is being waged on the continent and spans the years until World War II. At home, the influences and changes brought about by technology and changing economic and social conditions are making inroads on a traditional way of life in this British fishing village.