In this contemporary collection of short stories, Jewett explores the lives of the inhabitants of struggling small towns along the Maine coast. A classic American novella. -- vendor's description.
Publisher's advertisement on p. opp. t.p.
Schimmel Collection copy 1 has ms. inscription ("Pickman") in pencil at head of front free endpaper and title leaf. Schimmel Collection copies 1 & 2 presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Caroline F. Schimmel. Schimmel Collection copy 1 has bookseller's label ("W.B. CLARKE & CO. ... BOSTON.") on front free endpaper. Schimmel Collection copy 1 has  p. of publisher's advertisement bound in at end of vol.