Publication: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942, Boston
First edition. Author's first book. A Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship novel. Very good in lightly rubbed dust jacket with light wear to head and toe of spine. Set in the 1860's at a far-flung outpost in the Utah desert where a band of Mormons fight drought and flood, famine and hostile Indians, in an attempt to raise food for themselves and cotton for Brigham Young. Strong portrayal of Mormon life from the woman's point of view.
Inventory Number: 13425