New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1944. Hardcover. 368p., rear board bumped otherwise a very good first edition in cloth and gilt, Scribner A device, slightly edge worn dj with some chipping at head and tail of spine, price intact.
Under the name Robert Forsythe, Crichton wrote a humor column for the New Masses in the 1930s, breaking with the Communist Party in 1939 over the Hitler-Stalin pact. Novel on the "problems of an upper class Chicano family in Albuquerque." *Hanna 845.