New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1931. First Edition. Author's first novel, depicting Depression-era life in a Washington mill town. The same setting would form the backdrop for his highly-regarded 1934 strike novel Land of Plenty. HANNA 602. Octavo (19.75cm.); original cloth in orange pictorial dust jacket (first issue), black topstain; lxxv,,269pp. Jacket a bit cockled and dampstained somewhat affecting cloth, spine a bit faded with tiny chips at ends, else a Very Good copy, scarce in the first issue dust jacket.