Edition: First printing.
New York: Macmillan, (1970) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel by poet and author, the story of a young minister, a pacificist and an idealist, who discovers that there is another man inside him, a violent man, when he shoots a thug during an attempted holdup. Driven by a desire to atone, he only brings more destruction. Set in the show business underground of Nevada and California, and in the desert of New Mexico, this is the story of a man struggling against the violence in him. 437 pp.
Condition: Near fine in brown cloth in a very good dust jacket (price-clipped, creasing to front flap of dj) .