Hardcover has light shelfwear to edges and covers. Pages tight and clean. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Retired library copy with usual marks/distinctions. Pocket removed. BCE/BOMC. 177 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1972. ISBN: 0. Mom faced her bed toward the east so she could see the sunrise. She said she liked to celebrate the morning. But April wasn't always sure there was something to celebrate. April had never met her father. He had left before she was born. April and her mother lived on welfare. It wasn't a bad life. They had a small house on the edge of their California town. It wasn't fancy, but it suited them.