Edges of boards and DJ have light shelfwear. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Pages tight and clean. Retired library book with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 277 pages. Recreates smalltown life in the fifties. Mitchellville, Kentucky, is a peaceful, prosperous community but beneath the surface lie the hopes, agonies, secrets, and loneliness of its inhabitants. Elizabeth Ranklin, a nineteen-year-old beauty, yearns for womanhood and love. Her search for the love to give her life meaning caries her through a brief, ill fated marriage and sends her traveling over the world in order to find the answers to the questions that torment her. She experiences disillusionment and sorrow before she begins to understand that love and desire do not always go together. Her eventual journey involves her with a colorful Mexican dancer and with the murder of an underworld figure.Visit my eCRATER Store for other great books and save on shipping! FREE DOMESTIC SHIPPING on orders over $25 when you buy other eligible items!Most books have shelfwear and cover scuffing. Binding is tight unless otherwise noted. If additional information is needed about condition,please ask for a more detailed description. We receive books from many sources and cannot guarantee against pet, perfumeor smoke smells. If this is a concern, please email and we will be glad to check the individual book.All prices are in US dollars.We use actual photos when possiblesince stock photos may be different from our copy.The information provided by eCRATER licensed through MUZE is not always correct and is only provided as a courtesy. If there are any differences, our input is the correct information.DOMESTIC SHIPPING: Most shipping is by Media Mail with delivery confirmation. Discounts available for multiple books that are paid for in one transaction. Priority and Express mail available. Email for details.INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: We ship worldwide for actual postage plus $1.75 handling per order. International buyers must contact me for final costs before making payment.Pay me securely with any major credit card through PayPal!