One day on earth they were all gone, 8 billion people, snatched up by some mysterious power. Only a few Indians, a family and friends, and the ubiquitous robots remained. Then one day a traveler returned from the stars. The people had been found and were planning to return.
Edition statement from jacket. Cover painting by Michael Hinge. First printing has gutter code "B52" on page 185, indicates a printing in December 1971.
Adams Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2015 by Dr. Mark B. Adams. Adams Collection copy has dustjacket. Has gutter code.