New York: Simon and Schuster, 2003. First Edition. Blue-green boards with 1/4 black cloth, author, title and publisher in gilt on spine. SIGNED by Author and President of the U.S., Jimmy Carter as "J Carter" on Title Page. Famous for being the only historical fiction novel ever published by a U.S. President. 12mo 6.5" x 9.5" pp. [xi] xii-xiv  4- 465. Never read copy, tight and clean. Fine / fine. Item #38
"Ethan Pratt had seen the Quakers, Morrises, and many of his other neighbors swear allegiance to the crown, believing that the war was over and that the Declaration of Independence had bee in vain. Along with a few other families along the more remote frontier, the Pratts still tried to avoid an alignment with either Whigs or Tories." (p323).