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. Retired library edition has usual marks/attachments. Pocket removed. 258 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1976. ISBN: 0385120826. Thirty years ago Florence Marvel chose not to marry the man she loved. Now, circumstance brings her into her former lover's life and she wonders at the correctness of that long-ago decision. She begins to count the cost.