1947 1st edition; Julian Messner publishers, New York; hardbound in green boards with gilt lettering on spine (a little faded); quite good condition with unmarked pages and stong binding; no dust jacket.
a poignant and compelling saga of love, marriage and war. Once again Frances Parkinson Keyes weaves her storytelling magic into the kind of full, rich novel which has enchanted readers to world over and established her as one of the best loved, best selling novelists of our time.
This richly romantic novel, spun out against the colorful backdrop of the Normandy countryside, unfolds the story of a beautiful young American who becomes the wife of a wealthy and titled French cavalry officer. Her dramatic struggle to hold her family together through the dangers of war and the terrors of Nazi occupation is an unforgettable portrait of a woman's courage...and a woman's love.