Light shelfwear to edges and covers. Pages tight and clean but yellowed due to age. 127 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1969. ISBN: 0505220102. Giovanna had promised to wait for her young lover, Antonio, sent to the Russian front in World War II. Now the war was over and Antonio had not returned. So Giovanna set out for the vast Steppes, determined to find her man-if he still was alive.