Random House, 1949. FIRST EDITION, first printing (stated.) Very good condition, covers soiled, interior tight and white condition. First issue point, on page 174:4, "thing" for "think." Historical fiction: Minnesota, Bois des Morts, Berkshire Hills, Charles Finney, The Pond Brothers, Edward Duffield Neill, Joseph Renshaw Brown, and the Sioux Indians. A compelling, affirmative novel of the coming to maturity in frontier Minnesota of a young missionary out of New England. 422 pages.