Light shelfwear to edges and boards. DJ not clipped and covered with mylar. Library discard with usual markings/attachments. Pages tight and clean. 179 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1975. ISBN: 0395219000. Anna Peters, thirty, research assistant to T William Harrison of New World Oil, is one of the few women in fiction who doesn't waste time bemoaning her fate.She makes her way in a man's world with wit and guile and even resorts to blackmail if it's required. Reared in a loveless family, Anna at nineteen was divorced, barely employable and fed up with messy kitchens and stale TV dinners. A decade later she has secured a lucrative position at New World Oil in Washington DC, given up the ""seductive intellectual and psychological game"" of blackmail and found happiness with her lover, Harry, a graphics designer.