First Edition hardcover has some wear to the covers. DJ is protected with mylar and not clipped.Pages tight and clean. Book appears un-read. Retired library copy with the usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. 274 pages. Hardcover binding. Year: 1974 ISBN: 0688002498 The story of 13 people shipwrecked off the coast of Portugal and washed up on a barren shore. The time is the twelfth century and the thirteen survivors are a combustible assemblage of aristocratic Normans and crude English peasants. They trek northward in their forty-day fight for survival, a long and painful journey through the countryside, and through the landscapes of their personalities.