Edition: First printing.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1973) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, set in a New Mexico mining town in 1880 where Jake Hollander, a mean hard man, former gunslinger and cardshark, finds himself the reluctant custodian of two Mexican orphans. 303 pp. ISBN: 0-15-1269300.
Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some rubbing to the dj, short tear at fold of rear flap)