First Edition. P. K. dustjacket art. "The story of a 'downeaster' in contact with modern society." Young man goes to Harvard and lives the city life, but longs to return to Maine. Scarce first book by this New England author who taught creative writing at Boston University. Near Fine but for soiling to top page edge, in Very Good dustjacket, nicked at spine ends, very lightly faded at spine.