Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [xii], 303,  pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.
A bright first Trade edition/first printing, following a privately printed limited publication, in Fine, seemingly unread condition 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).