Binding is hardcover. Pages are tight and clean. No structural damage to binding or hinges. There is light shelfwear and rubbing to the boards. Library discard with usual attachments and marks. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Small hole in mylar on front board with small stain on DJ. Pocket removed. Stated First Edition. 276 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1968. ISBN: 0. An air ace first in Korea, then in Vietnam, by the time the novel opens Matt has run out of battles to fight, ideals to serve, women to conquer. At the age of thirty-five, he has only liquor for a friend, and nowhere to go but down.