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Garden City NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co.. Very Good in Poor dj. 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. NOISBN . [solid copy, moderate shelfwear, mild soiling/spotting to cloth; jacket heavily worn, large chips along bottom edge, jagged chip (about 1"x1/2") at top left of front panel (miraculously not affecting any text)]. "Against a background of the Carolina countryside unfolds this novel of family life filled with youth and touching romance." .
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