Atheneum, 1980, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First
glossary. 1/4 yellow cloth spine with copper coloured titles, with 3/4 olive green coloured boards boards with self embossed design on the front panel. Red coloured tint to the top textblock edge. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing a group of people (in silhouette) against a desert sunset, with white coloured titles to the front panel and spine. In 1962, P. J. Cooper a teacher in Los Angeles,takes a group of 36 high school senior students on a trip to Quartzsite, Arizona. To join the trip, P. J. Cooper alone invites the students, it was not earned, and the criteria was only known to him. No-one comes back unaffected. Bumping to the book corners and to the head and to the heel of the spine. Sun fading to the extreme top edges of the book and there are handling marks to the spine and to the paper edges along with a few foxing spots. Very slight discolouration to the endpapers. The front hinge has become slack, which has caused the front board to lean backwards and causing a dip in the backstrip. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed and faded, spine particularly affected. Rubbed into the dustwrapper corners and two the top and bottom edges. There is a 1" tear to the top spine gutter edge, a 0.25" tear to the top rear spine gutter edge and another 0.25" tear to the bottom dustwrapper edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 310 pages, last blank, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN: 068911043X. ISBN/EAN: 9780689110436. Inventory No: 0102398.