This novel was written late in the career of Sinclair Lewis, it explores themes of love, marriage, heartache, trust and redemption in a small Minnesota town. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
I think this is a great book, because at times you feel as if it's firmly rooted in the 1940s Middlewest, and at others you sense that close detail of character that makes a story universal. Good balance ensures that the story endures but there's still some local color and flavor.