Spine somewhat creased and a bit slanted. Covers slight creased, corners bumped, A clean, attractive copy.
"Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers - and two very dangerous men - came through the Arkansas Delta to work the Chandler cotton farm. And suddenly mysteries are flooding Luke's world. A brutal murder leaves the town seething in gossip and suspicion. A beautiful young woman ignites forbidden passion. A fatherless baby is born . . . and someone has begun furtively painting the bare clapboards of the Chandler farmhouse. . . "; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall