First Edition. V.D. dustjacket art. Fantastic example of an extremely uncommon fiction genre, that of the life inside the gates of the great American amusement park. The novel tells of the exploits of one family born into the amusement park business, a father killed during its construction, a mother weary of the park's appeal, a son who becomes an administrator, another son who rides the walls of the motorcycledrome and a third son who exploits the seedy side of carnival life. Fantastic dustjacket art of a couple dancing in the foreground of a collage of park activities including a Ferris wheel, carrousel, jazz music, hucksters, etc. Near Fine in attractive Very Good to Near Fine dustjacket with mild shelf wear and tiny chip to top rear panel.