Stated first edition 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. 191 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1978. ISBN: 0688032915. Eddie Benson is a typical middle-class father with a secure job, a home in suburban Philadelphia and a seemingly happy family. For Benson life holds no fear or terror. Then something unusual happens.