Toronto: McClelland And Stewart, 1964.

1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition of the first book in Margaret Laurence's renowned "Manawaka" series of novels set in the fictional Manitoba town of Manawaka. A fine copy in teal green cloth, gilt titles and decorations, yellow topstain, in a bright, fresh near fine Frank Newfeld designed pictorial dustwrapper with some minimal use. 8vo. 308 pp. Adapted into the highly acclaimed 2007 Kari Skogland directed film with Ellen Burstyn as Hagar Shipley. "Miss Laurence is the best fiction writer in the Dominion and one of the best in the hemisphere." Atlantic Monthly.

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