New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1946.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a Very Good dust jacket. 285 pp. Very slight wear to edges, name on front free endpaper; else clean and sound. Dust jacket has a few chips and short tears, but is generally well preserved and attractive`. A novel about nineteen-year-old Wesley Jackson where "Wesley's movements in this country and abroad trace a picturesque pattern in which the reader sees life at its best and worst, its funniest and most tragic, its ugliest and most beautiful ... Whether Wesley is unexpectedly taking a plane ride to Alaska, or seeing his name in print for the first time, or meeting Lords and Ladies, or making a speech, or escaping prison camp, his adventures raise this exciting narrative to a high level of imaginative writing" (dust jacket).