New York: John Lane Company, 1917. Hardcover. 314p., first edition in wine red cloth; cloth casing is edgeworn with slight fray at extremities, soil- and handling-darkened, gilt titles dim, top edge freckled with a little foxing, cover bears a small damp-splotch; fair-to-good, a better-than-"reading copy"
"A labor leader's attempt to organize America workers into a disciplined body." *Hanna 78 also *Blake p. 238. Anderson's second novel, his affected naturalism on display in the sort of pre-Gertrude Stein syntax that Ernest Hemingway made fun of in his first novel, Torrents of Spring (dashed off to prevent his upcoming Sun Also Rises from getting a contracted bad deal; his friend and mentor Anderson not at all pleased..).