"Old Man" is an astonishing account of the Mississippi River flood of 1927 and of an "escaped" convict's adventures in trying to get back to prison; the tale is a tribute to the essential courage, dignity, and reliability of the Mississippi hillfolk Coan, pp. Petersen A19b; Brodsky & Hamblin 475. Octavo (20.75cm); first binding in beige cloth, with titles stamped in gilt and dark green on spine and front cover; dark green topstain; dustjacket; [iv], 339, pp. Upper corners gently tapped (though still sharp), with some fading to topstain, else a fresh, very Near Fine copy.
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