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. 211 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1978. ISBN: 0684154781. A novel of renunciation and redemption, the story of a man's struggle to cut himself away from his father only to be reunited with him through his own son. The setting is rural Main.