Book #54898

Ghosts, Gales and Gold

Edward Rowe Snow

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: Third Printing
Publisher: New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1972.
ISBN: 0396066585

Price: $25.31

A Nearly Fine third printing that bears little rubbing to the outer board trim and a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper, in a like dust-jacket with some soiling.

Snow's brilliantly written and atmospheric tale of greed, betrayal and obsession is a spellbinding story of love, loss and retribution. 1849: Cornwall is a bleak, barren landscape, its people eking out a hard existence in the shadow of the great white cliffs. When young Goldie Tregenza moves to the village, she is the only girl and outsider, but she soon makes friends with the other children and falls in love with the handsome and mysterious Jack. When Goldie's mother dies, Jack generously offers to look after her, and the two become inseparable. But soon Goldie's mother's death is linked to a series of disappearances in the area, and it becomes clear that Jack is responsible. As Goldie starts to unravel the secrets of the cliffs and the people of Cornwall, she realizes that Jack is a dangerous man, capable of anything to get what he wants. With the help of her friends, Goldie must choose between the love of her life and the; 8vo; 263 pages; 54860: two volume set.