A pleasantly sharp copy of Berriault's first novel, a political satire about a near-future America driven underground by the looming threat of nuclear war.
NY: Atheneum, 1960. First edition. Octavo (5.25 x 8.25 in.); 171pp.; black papered boards backed with pale yellow cloth, dark red spine lettering and topstain, in dust jacket. A fine copy with a former owner's (attractive) bookplate on front pastedown. In a fine unclipped jacket with mild rubbing to rear panel and spine hinges. Jacket design by Janet Halverson.