Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [xii], 303,  pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.
First edition/first printing, slightly slanted in Near Fine condition with minor water staining and lightly soiled page edges in alike dust-jacket. De Bellis/Broomfield A59b.
Updike's eighth novel is subtitled "A Romance" because, in his words, "People don't act like that any more." Jerry Conant and Sally Mathias, in the Greenwood, CT of 1962 are in love and want to get married, though they are already married to others..... (from the dust-jacket).