First Edition, First Printing. Very near fine in original bright orange cloth in a near fine pictorial dust jacket with light wear along edges and top and tail of the spine. Binding square and tight, text clean and bright. Inscribed by Pat Conroy on title page: "To Jim and Pru, Fine, fine human beings and a couple I admire very much. Here's to our friendship." Dated April 1976. Octavo. 6 x 8.5 in. [viii], 536 pp. A lovely copy of this Conroy classic.