First Edition hardcover is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Appears unread. 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. 328 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1979. ISBN: 0385143672. Two towns lie in the valley, one bustling and thriving, the other submerged and forgotten, intentionally flooded beneath the waters of a big new dam. Jay Harper's mind is on the old town as he rows across the lake, stone buildings clearly visible beneath the placid surface. he doesn't know why he has come to see this place, but something inside him, a premonition, has led him there.