1966 1st year edition; Crown Publishers, New York; hardbound in olive green boards with stones image on cover and light lettering along spine; quite good condition with mimimal edge wear; no dust jacket.
goodreads review -
David Champlin is a black man born into poverty in Depression-era New Orleans who achieves great success and then sacrifices everything to lead his people in the difficult, day-by-day struggle of the civil rights movement. Sara Kent is the beloved and vital white girl who loved David from the moment she first saw him, but they struggle over David's belief that a marriage for them would not be right in the violent world he had to confront. First published in 1966, this epic has become one of the most loved American bestsellers.