Edition: First printing.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel by a writer known for his explorations of questions of ethics and morality in his books - Set in a small town in rural New England, from 1946 through the 1970s, this is the story of former Army chaplain, Rabbi David Hartman, and Congregational minister Martin Cooper, who, along with their wives, maintain a friendship that withstands small-town prejudices and the and larger turmoil in the world outside their town - McCarthyism, the Civil rights movement, Vietnam and the struggle for women's rights. 311 pp. ISBN: 0-39536101X.
Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some wear to the ends of the dj spine)