FUGITIVE. New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London: Harper & Row, Publishers, . Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Georgia academic's last novel. Montgomery (1925-2011) published three novels, all of which focus on conflicts between the Old and the New South. ... His most ambitious novel is 1974's FUGITIVE. It is an overt dramatization of the ideas that were at the center of the Fugitive/Agrarian movement. Successful country music songwriter Walt Mason, disillusioned with life in Nashville, Tennessee, moves to rural Georgia to become a gentleman farmer, only to find out that such a life can't be 'poured in from the top,' but must spring up from the roots." - Wikipedia. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#158492).
First edition so stated on copyright page.