Edition: First printing.
New York: Viking, 1967. dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of a twelve-year-old boy in Burma who must enter a monastery to learn of Buddha, and will return to the village later on the way to being himself and a man. Illustrated in color by Pau Oo Thet. Bound in illustrated boards.
Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (several closed tears to dj, price-clipped.)