New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944. Very Good / Very Good. Item #8858
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944. First Edition. Small octavo (19cm.); publisher's cloth in brown pictorial dust jacket designed by Warren Chappell; ,187pp. Some chipping to jacket extremities, including short tear at top margin of upper panel just touching text, spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, else Very Good, internally clean and sound.
The American poet Harry Brown's first novel, describing a platoon's preparations for the Allied invasion of Italy. The work was quickly adapted into the 1945 film of the same title, starring Dana Andrews and Lloyd Bridges.