MRS COOPER'S BOARDING HOUSE.
Edition: First printing.
New York: McGraw-Hill, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in a small town in Missouri in 1944. A coming-of-age story focusing on ten-year old Kat, whose brother is serving in the Army, and who takes a job helping out at Mrs. Cooper's boarding house to earn money to attend the world series, and in doing so forms some unexpected friendships and learns a valuable lesson. Illustrated endpapers. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-070378827.
Condition: Near fine in red boards in a very good dust jacket (corners slightly bumped, some toning and minor wear to dj, a small hole at side of spine)