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 275 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1976. ISBN: 0385112009. A finely crafted novel exploring three generations of two Texas families. Telling of the intertwined stories of inherited dreams; of a woman's love for a man not her husband, echoed forty years later by her daughter; of a man's obsession with a judgeship, repeated in the life of his son; and of a flirtatious girl's longing for the Governor's Mansion which drives her granddaughter into public office.