Random House, 1998. FIRST EDITION, 6th printing. Mint condition, as new, unclipped dust jacket, as new. The building of modern America. A huge canvas, sprawling with a mighty cast of millions. This US first edition hardback is close to being 'As New'. Unclipped jacket. An outstanding portrait of an American generation through lives led by individual representatives of the time. It is the story of men and women who ".. came of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War and went on to build modern America .. whose everyday lives of duty, honor, achievement, and courage gave us the world we have today." Superlative contribution to American history. 390 pages.