Hardcover is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards have light shelfwear and rubbing to edges. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Retired library edition with usual distinctions. Pocket removed. 227 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1971. ISBN: 0. ""All that you do and all that you learn prepares you for that which some day you must face,"" Father Stephen had once told the young monk. And now, Konrad was facing what he never had faced before, hatred, violence and, oddly, love.