First American Edition. C. C. Snell dustjacket art. Goncourt Prize winning novel of 1929, a panoramic novel of the Canadian Northwest. The author served in the French army during World War One and was wounded by a bursting shell. Basis for the 1958 French color film directed by Willy Rozier and starring Jacques Bergerac and Hans Christian Bleck. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket.